ROH Tag Team champion Jay Briscoe passes away in car accident

Jay Briscoe, one half of the ROH Tag Team champions, passed away yesterday in a tragic car accident which also left another person dead. 

The accident occurred at around 5:30PM ET in Laurel, Delaware according to the Delaware State Police. In total, four people were involved in the fatal accident, two of whom were still in critical condition.

AEW President Tony Khan pledged to support Briscoe’s family in a tweet.

“Sadly, Jamin Pugh has passed away. Known to fans as Jay Briscoe, he was a star in ROH for over 20 years, from the first show until today. Jay and his brother Mark dominated ROH, reigning as champions to this day. We’ll do whatever we can to support his family. Rest in Peace, Jamin,” tweeted Khan.

Real name Jamin Pugh, the 38-year-old had been wrestling for Ring of Honor since 2002 and is a 13-time ROH Tag Team champion with his brother Mark. He is also a former two-time ROH World champion.

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