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Texans' J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to family who lost dad in car crash

HOUSTON -- Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a family who was involved in a highway crash near Madison, Wisconsin.

Last Sunday, Jenni Steiner and Kirk U’Ren were hit by a car on Highway 30. U'ren died at the site of the crash, and Steiner was in critical condition. They have one-year-old twin sons.

Watt left a comment with the donation, saying, "This is terrible news to hear. Kirk was a big help to our foundation in the early years and was always so energetic and upbeat. My thoughts are with Jenni and the whole family, and if there is any way that I can help, please let me know."

In November, Watt also donated $10,000 to a Houston area high school football player who was injured in a game and was in a coma. At the time, Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said it doesn't surprise him at all to hear that Watt frequently makes donations like this and gives back to the community.

"J.J.'s somebody who cares very much about the community, individual kids," O'Brien said in November. "I think for every one story you hear about J.J. doing that, or [any player] doing that, there's probably 10 other stories that you've never heard about. And I think that's what makes it pretty neat."