James White received some awful news on Sunday night regarding his parents. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

James White received some awful news on Sunday night regarding his parents.

The New England Patriots running back learned that his father Tyrone died in a car crash. His mother was also in the car for the crash and is in critical condition, Andy Slater reports.

According to Slater, White’s father Tyrone was a captain with the Miami-Dad Police Department.

White was made inactive for the Patriots’ game against the Seattle Seahawks as a result.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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