Tragic news of Hockey Captain Dayton Clarke’s untimely Death at 34
Dayton Clarke‘s tragic passing has come with great sorrow to us all. A former Kam River Fighting Walleye forward and current University of Oregon Ducks hockey player, Clarke was hit by a truck in Eugene, Oregon and succumbed as a result. Clarke, originally from Victoria in British Columbia, was known for his infectious enthusiasm and pleasant disposition both on and off the ice, making his loss deeply felt throughout both hockey circles and his family’s lives.
Dayton Clarke Accident and Investigation report
Victim has not been officially identified; according to Eugene Police Department officials, however, a 34-year-old male motorist returned to the scene of the collision in a large delivery truck to cooperate. Unfortunately, however, those responsible remain unknown at this time; their respective collision investigation teams of Eugene Police Department are currently conducting their own examination into its specifics.
Tributes from the Community
Fighting Walleye and University of Oregon extended their sorrow and sympathies for Clarke’s untimely passing by posting condolences on social media and offering comfort to her family and friends during this difficult period. Clarke will forever remain part of their Walleye family’s memories.
Due to ongoing investigations into Dayton Clarke’s death, little information is known at this point about what caused it. We will provide updates as more becomes known about what led up to it; our thoughts and prayers go out to Dayton’s family and friends at this difficult time.