Golfer's wife reportedly dies in crash

Monday, June 22, 2009 8:49 AM
Last updated 8:56 AM
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ANGOLA, Indiana — A newspaper has reported that the wife of a professional golfer from Indiana was killed in a car crash.

Beth Smith, the wife of PGA Tour player Chris Smith, was killed Sunday when the sport utility vehicle she was traveling in collided with a Greyhound bus transporting a Canadian semipro football team, The News-Sentinel of Fort Wayne reported.

Abigail and Cameron Smith, whom the newspaper identified as Smith's children, were listed in critical condition this morning at Fort Wayne's Lutheran Hospital.

Angola Fire Department spokesman T.R. Hagerty said only that an occupant of the SUV was killed in the crash. Twelve others received minor injuries.

The Stueben County Sheriff's Department would not immediately confirm who was killed in the crash along Interstate 69 near.

Smith has been competing on the PGA Tour since 1991.

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christie 06/22/09 - 03:54 pm
God bless Mr. Smith and the

God bless Mr. Smith and the family of Mrs. Smith. I am so sorry for your loss and will pray for your children to recover. God bless you.

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