23 year old Ghanaian student dies in fiery car crash in Oklahoma

A Oral Roberts University  student in Tulsa, Oklahoma was tragically killed in a fiery car crash near the school’s campus on Thursday. Authorities say they found Quaynor deceased in the car when they arrived.

Eugene Quaynor, who played soccer for Oral Roberts University  an the semipro Flint City Bucks in Michigan, was stopped at a red light when his silver Nissan was rear-ended by an SUV, according to police. His car flew into a retaining wall and burst into flames with Quaynor trapped inside.

Bystanders tried to get Eugene out of the vehicle by using rocks to break its windows, but the fire was overwhelming.



The driver of the SUV attempted to flee the scene before being detained by Emergency Medical Services Authority paramedics. Tulsa police are recommending ‘charges against the driver who caused the crash will be recommended to the District Attorney’s office’

Quaynor transferred to ORU from the University of Ghana and started playing for the Golden Eagles in 2019. He scored four goals during his first three seasons.

Quaynor played his last game for the Golden Eagles on Sept. 24. ORU announced Thursday it has postponed Saturday’s game against St. Thomas in wake of Quaynor’s death.

The team said “He was a team captain and known for his captivating smile, Eugene’s presence is missed.”