Triple H & Shawn Michaels Devastated By Tragedy

WWE Hall of Famers Triple H and Shawn Michaels have sent condolences after Jay Briscoe, the one-half of the Briscoe Brothers tag team passed away at the age of 38 years old. Ringside News reported the emergency medical services log from the call where Jay Briscoe passed away. It appears that a woman also died at the scene. This story gets even worse as more information is revealed. It is believed that Jay Briscoe’s daughter was also in the wreck, and she was referred to as a “critical pediatric” in the log.


Bryan Alvarez later reported that Jay Briscoe’s daughter’s school is closed tomorrow. He posted an official announcement from the school which described this event as “an unthinkable tragedy.”

Triple H and Shawn Michaels pay tribute to Jay Briscoe

The Game wasted no time in jumping on Twitter to send out a short message of condolence:

An incredible performer who created a deep connection with wrestling fans across the globe. My condolences to the family and friends of Jay Briscoe.

Senior Vice President of Talent Development Creative and two-time WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels extended his condolences to the Briscoe family as well. Check out his tweet here:

On behalf of the @WWENXT community, I would like to express our condolences to the Briscoe family for their loss.

During his 20+ year wrestling career, Jay Briscoe was most well known for his time in Ring of Honor along with his brother Mark Briscoe. The two brothers were 13-time ROH Tag Team Team Champions that also recently won the titles against from FTR last month at ROH Final Battle. It was a match praised heavily by the wrestling world as one of the best tag team matches ever.

The Briscoes are also in the ROH Hall of Fame that were inducted in the inaugural Hall of Fame that was announced last year. Jay was also a two-time ROH World Champion as well.

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