Former BC player dies in car accident

Former Boston College football player Robert Ziminski was killed in a one-vehicle traffic accident early Sunday morning (Nov. 7) in Canton, Mass.

“We were shocked and saddened to hear of Robert’s tragic death,” coach Frank Spaziani said in a prepared statement. “He was a member of the Boston College football family, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.”

Ziminski, a defensive end, was a member of the team from 2002-05. He was a native of Willow Springs, Ill. Funeral arrangements are pending.