Ben Siegfried Cause of death: A beloved member of the Battlehawks training staff, Ben Siegfried, passed away last night at the team hotel in Dallas, Texas.
Ben Siegfried Cause of death
The news was a shock to the XFL community, as Siegfried was only in his early 20s, and the cause of death has not yet been released.
Despite the tragic news, the Battlehawks continued with their scheduled practice, canceling only the morning meetings. The team will still fly to St. Louis on Saturday for their game against the Arlington Renegades.
In a statement released by the Battlehawks, the team expressed their deep sorrow over Siegfried’s passing and acknowledged his integral role in preparing both the Battlehawks and Defenders for the season.
Siegfried, a graduate student athletic trainer from Lebanon Valley College, was known for his infectious smile in the locker room and his passion for his work. The players and staff who had the opportunity to work with him will deeply miss him. The team extended their thoughts and prayers to Siegfried’s family and friends.
Siegfried had played for the Dutchmen football team at Lebanon Valley College and had majored in athletic training.
The loss of Ben Siegfried has touched the XFL community deeply, and his contributions to the Battlehawks and Defenders will be remembered with fondness and respect. The cause of his untimely death has yet to be released, but his passing is a reminder to cherish every moment and to value those around us.