The Columbus Crew’s Kirk Urso, dubbed “Captain Kirk” by Crew fans, passed away suddenly last night. He was 22.
Official statement from the team:
The Columbus Crew has learned that midfielder Kirk Urso has passed away on Saturday night.
While the circumstances of Urso’s passing are still being determined, no further comments will be made at this time.
The thoughts and prayers of the entire Columbus Crew and Hunt Sports Group are with the Urso family in this time of need.
Here’s Kirk in happier times: