Arizona Cardinals player Jeff Gladney has been killed in a car crash at age 25

Jeff Gladney, a cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals, died Monday morning in a car crash

The crash happened at about 2:30 a.m. in Dallas. A female passenger also died in the accident

The cause of the accident is being investigated

Gladney signed with the Cardinals in March and was "expected to play a significant role on defense this season," the team said

Gladney played for Texas Christian University before being selected as a first-round NFL draft pick for the Minnesota Vikings in 2020

"We are saddened by the tragic death of former Viking Jeff Gladney," the Vikings said in a statement

Jeremiah Donati, the athletic director at TCU, said  "He will be missed by our entire community."

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