Cameron Burrell was an American college athlete. He was America’s fastest college athlete before his death. The sprinter was the NCAA Division I champion over 100 meters in 2018， and also anchored the Houston Cougars to victory in the 4 × 100 meters relay in 2017 and 2018.
Cameron Burrell， the Houston alumnus， died aged 26 in an unexplained parking garage incident.
The University of Houston announced Cameron’s death on Twitter. The school wrote:
“We are devastated by the unexpected passing of alumnus Cameron Burrell. We offer our sincerest condolences and support to the Burrell family and all who knew him， including Cameron’s many friends， coaches， and teammates”.
Burrell is survived by his father， Leroy; his mother， Michelle Finn-Burrell; and his brothers， Joshua and Jaden.
How Did Cameron Burrell Die?
Cameron Burrell died in an unexplained parking garage incident. The details surrounding his death remain unknown. A medical report on his death indicates he died in a parking garage.
‘My family is extremely saddened with the loss of our son， Cameron， last night. We are going through profound sorrow and ask that all of our friends， extended University of Houston family and the track and field community in the U.S. and abroad allow us to gather with our closest family and friends，’ Burrell’s father， Leroy， said in a statement to TMZ.