Daughter of 2-time Super Bowl champ Bruce Collie killed in Wisconsin plane crash

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The daughter of two-time Tremendous Bowl champion Bruce Collie tragically died in a airplane crash over the weekend when her plane crashed right into a lake throughout an aviation conference in Wisconsin. She was 30. 

One other particular person died within the crash, and later two others died in a separate accident, in accordance with officers. 

Bruce Collie blocks during a 1988 NFL game

San Francisco 49ers offensive guards Bruce Collie, #69, and Jeff Bregel, #65, block for working again Roger Craig, #33, in the course of the Monday Evening Soccer sport towards Washington at Candlestick Park on Nov. 21, 1988 in San Francisco. (Michael Zagaris/Getty Photos)

Devyn Reiley was in a T-6 Texan together with 20-year-old passenger Zach Colliemoreno when their airplane crashed into Lake Winnebago close to Oshkosh on Saturday simply after 9 a.m., the Experimental Plane Affiliation (EAA) mentioned in a press release. 


They had been taking part within the 2023 EAA AirVenture conference on the time of the crash. In keeping with the Oshkosh Northwestern, the airplane reached an altitude of round 3,000 toes earlier than quickly descending into the lake. 

America Coast Guard’s ninth District recovered one particular person from the lake, who was described as “unresponsive.” A second particular person was recovered a short while later. 

Two different attendees had been additionally killed in a crash on Saturday when, simply hours later, the EAA mentioned a Rotorway 162F helicopter and an ELA 10 Eclipse gyrocopter had been concerned in “a mid-air accident” at round 12:30 p.m. 


The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Division mentioned two folks had been killed and two extra had been injured. The injured events had been transported to an space hospital and are mentioned to be in secure situation.  

Pilot Mark Peterson, 69, and passenger Thomas Volz, 72, had been recognized because the deceased. In keeping with the EAA, they weren’t concerned within the air present on the time of the crash. The NTSB is working with native regulation enforcement and the EAA in its investigations. 

Bruce Collie, an offensive lineman drafted by San Francisco 49ers in 1985, shared a tribute on Fb for Reiley, one among his 13 youngsters. 

Jerry Rice and Bruce Collie pose after getting drafted in 1985

Jerry Rice, proper, poses along with his jersey alongside Bruce Collie after being introduced because the 49ers first spherical draft decide in 1985. (Frederic Larson/San Francisco Chronicle by way of Getty Photos)

“I belief you my KING….,” the put up learn. “ALL THINGS to work collectively for good….” 

In a tribute shared with Individuals journal, Reiley’s 21-year-old sister, Calyn Collie, mentioned her sister and brother-in-law only recently celebrated their three-year marriage ceremony anniversary. 


“I can confidently say she was one among my greatest buddies, a beloved sister and good friend to all who knew her,” Reiley’s 21-year-old sister, Calyn Collie, mentioned in a tribute to Individuals Journal. “Her inspiration, laborious work, love for the Lord, pleasure, drive and love for all times made her a beam of sunshine, and she or he touched the lives of 1000’s.”

“There’s a bitter-sweetness that comes with dropping her whereas she did what she beloved with all her coronary heart, flying airplanes. My coronary heart is also with my brother-in-law, Hunter Reiley. The three of us had been inseparable, and I can totally attest that they’d a type of marriages anybody can be jealous of.”

Bruce Collie plays during a game against the Falcons in 1989

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Bruce Collie works towards the Atlanta Falcons throughout a sport at Candlestick Park in San Francisco Nov. 12, 1989. (Otto Greule  /Allsport)

Collie received two Tremendous Bowls with the Niners in 1989 and 1990 earlier than later being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles.

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