Just prior to Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams star running back Todd Gurley brought a small measure of happiness to a Denver family devastated by a violent act of road rage.
Meghan Bigelow and two of her children were shot in a Westminster, Colorado parking lot in June in a road rage incident. One of the boys died as a result of the gunfire, and Meghan Bigelow spent 54 days in a hospital. Jeremy Webster, 23, was arrested on charges of first-degree murder.
Sunday afternoon, Gurley met the Bigelow family before his game against the Broncos, a moment documented by the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport:
Meghan Bigelow, who spent 54 days in a Denver area hospital after being injured in a road rage incident, is from a family of Todd Gurley fans. So the #Rams RB met them today pregame. Pretty cool. (https://t.co/8vmVsF9bX8) pic.twitter.com/xgkmCy84NS
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 14, 2018
It was a fine gesture by Gurley, and surely a welcome moment for a family that’s had too few of those in the past few months.
According to police reports of the June incident, Webster followed Meghan Bigelow for approximately a mile, and when Bigelow got out of her car with her three sons, Webster continued the verbal argument. He then allegedly pulled out a gun and shot the family, as well as another man in a nearby truck. Bigelow’s oldest son, Vaughn, was killed in the gunfire.
A GoFundMe created in the wake of the tragedy raised more than a quarter-million dollars.
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