Death of Georgia Tech signee Bryce Gowdy ruled a suicide
The death of recent Georgia Tech signee Bryce Gowdy has been ruled a suicide by a medical examiner, according to a report from CNN on Tuesday.
Gowdy, who was 17, died on Monday when he was struck and killed by a train. The wide receiver had signed to play for the Yellow Jackets during the early signing period on Dec. 18, and he was supposed to start classes and join the team this upcoming Monday.
After Gowdy was struck by the train, he was transported Broward Health North, which is where he died.
“Our entire Georgia Tech football family is devastated by the news of Bryce’s passing,” Georgia Tech football head coach Geoff Collins said, per CNN. “Bryce was an outstanding young man with a very bright future. He was a great friend to many, including many of our current and incoming team members.”
A native of Deerfield Beach, Fla., Gowdy was a 4-star recruit who was the No. 54 wide receiver in the 2020 class per the 247sports Composite rankings. He was the No. 310 overall recruit in the class.