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Ducks tight-end Spencer Webb dead at 22

Spencer Webb on the field.
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Spencer Webb played tight-end on the Ducks football team.

Oregon Ducks football player Spencer Webb died from a head injury Wednesday. He was 22-years-old.

On Wednesday afternoon, Webb fell at rock slides near Triangle Lake in Western Lane County. Paramedics responded to the scene but were unable to revive him. Officials believe the death was an accident.

Webb was born in Sacramento, California. He played tight-end for the Oregon Ducks starting in 2018 and was slated to return this fall.

Nathan Wilk is a KLCC Reporting Intern through the Snowden Internship Program. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Wilk began volunteering in radio at 11-years-old, and he has served as a radio DJ and host on multiple local stations. Today, he is a Journalism undergraduate at the University of Oregon with a focus in local artistic communities. In his free time, Wilk enjoys writing music and reading old horror novels.