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Pedrie Wannenburg Wife Name: Is He Dead Or Still Alive? Pedrie Wannenburg died in an automobile accident in Texas, but his wife and children are still alive.
Pedrie Wannenburg was a former international rugby player for South Africa. On Saturday, April 23, 2022, he unfortunately died at the age of 41.
Wannenburg, according to accounts, was involved in a fatal accident. His vehicle collided with the vehicle of a kid who had been involved in a car chase in Houston.
Between 2010 and 2012, the South African international played for Ulster. In the North American Major League Rugby, he most recently played for Austin Elite Rugby. He formerly worked for the Denver Stampede, Oyonnax, and Castres. He also spent time with the South African Bulls in the Super 14 league in the southern hemisphere.
Pedrie Wannenburg’s Wife & Children Have Survived The Car Crash
Wannenburg was traveling with his wife and children when the accident occurred. He was accompanied by his wife, Evette, and two kids, Isabelle and Francois.
According to The Sun, the suspect that hit the vehicle of the Wannenburg family, was a teenager of 16 years. He had been involved in a car chase with police in Houston.
Following the accident, Pedrie and Francois were rushed to the hospital. However, the father had tragically passed away. Evette and Isabelle are doing fine, as they did not suffer any injuries.
We are devastated at the passing of Vodacom Bulls legend Pedrie Wannenburg.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Wannenburg family 🕊 pic.twitter.com/ePecg3nSYU
— Official Blue Bulls (@BlueBullsRugby) April 23, 2022
The South African club’s president Willem Strauss had confirmed the death news. Meanwhile, his teammates have provided their heartfelt condolences to the grieving family members.
His former team-mate and ex-Irish international Stephen Ferris has tweeted: “Extremely sad news to wake up to this morning. Former teammate at Ulster, Pedrie Wannenburg, has tragically passed away in a car accident.”
“Pedrie was a legend of the game and one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. Thoughts are with his wife Evette and his young kids. #RIP”
Who Is Pedrie Wannenburg’s Wife Evette Wannenburg?
Pedrie Wannenburg had married his wife Evette, while his time at Ulster (2010 – 2012).
After this, the couple welcomed their first child Isabelle. In 2013, the pair yet again welcome a son, Francis, into their family.
I am shattered,have no words, my friend Pedrie Wannenburg passed away in a car accident. His family was in the car with him. Devastating news RIP wonderful man. You will be missed so much. My heart goes out to Evett and the kids. Keeping you in my heart and prayers. pic.twitter.com/1elIZf8Gps
— Eugene (Loffie) Eloff (@LoffieEloff) April 23, 2022
According to LinkedIn, Evette has been working as a Skin Health Sales Representative at Medline Industries. She is a graduate of Ulster University, where she passed out with a Masters’s degree in Sports Psychology. She has previously worked for Tri-Tech, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, and Stella & Dot Family.
Pedrie Wannenburg’s Accident Photo/Video on Twitter
The photos and video of Pedrie Wannenburg’s accident have been shared on Twitter by some witnesses.
Former Springbok and Bulls Rugby player, Pedrie Wannenburg, dies in car crash in USA
Terrible 😞 – Condolences to friends and family 👪 🙏 😢 pic.twitter.com/1v5hVtIJbX
— JG (Johan) van Zyl ✍✝️ (@JGvanZyl_ZA) April 23, 2022
One of the photo shows, Wannenburg’s dangerously wrecked car alongside a Fire Engine. The suspect had eventually crashed into the back of Wannenburg’s car near an intersection.