Treat Williams, the American actor, has passed away after a motorcycle crash.
According to Deadline, the actor’s family confirmed in a statement that he died in an accident in Dorset, Vermont.
Family sources were quoted as expressing gratitude to the film star’s fans for their support and prayers.
“It is with great sadness that we report that our beloved Treat Williams has passed away tonight in Dorset, Vermont after a fatal motorcycle accident,” the sources were quoted as saying in a statement.
“As you can imagine, we are shocked and greatly bereaved at this time.
“Treat was full of love for his family, for his life, and for his craft, and was truly at the top of his game in all of it.
“To all his fans, please know that Treat appreciated all of you and please continue to keep him in your hearts and prayers.”
The Vermont state police say they are currently investigating the crash.
The police said initial findings suggest that an SUV turned left in front of Williams which resulted in a collision that caused the accident.
Williams began his career in 1975 with his role in the movie ‘Deadly Hero’.
He has delivered performances in notable productions such as ‘Heartland’, ‘127 Hours’, and ‘The Congressman’.
Treat Williams is survived by his wife Pam Van Sant and their children, Gille and Ellie.
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