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Brother Of Carolina Hurricanes Forward Killed In Accident

Posted July 21, 2005 11:36 a.m. EDT

— The brother of one of the Carolina Hurricanes' top players was killed Thursday morning in a single-vehicle accident.

Donnie O'Neill, 33, the brother of Hurricanes forward Jeff O'Neill, was on his way to work near Toronto when he lost control of his pickup truck.

Authorities have not said what caused the accident.

Jeff O'Neill was in Toronto Thursday attending NHL player's association meetings.