The life of U.S. basketball vendor Terrence Clarke ended in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon.
Clarke, 19, one of the most talented rearmen in his age group, died of his injuries in a car accident.
According to Los Angeles police, Clarke was driving at a fast pace towards the reds and crashing with a car that was turning.
After the crash, Clarke's car hit another lamppost and collided with a concrete wall.
Police said Clarke did not have a seat belt.
Clarke was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
According to ESPN basketball reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, Clarke's mother was present at the time of her son's death.
Two-meter Clarke played in the ranks of the Kentucky Wildcats in the U.S. University Series last season.
However, he ended his college career after one year and signed up for an NBA booking ceremony.
Clarke is predicted to have been booked in the first round.
Clarke, originally from Boston, was in Los Angeles training for the July NBA booking ceremony.
He was on his way back to his accommodation at the time of the accident.