AFL Coach Brett Ratten's Son Dies In Car Crash
The teenage son of Hawthorn assistant coach Brett Ratten has died in a car crash.
The Hawks confirmed that 16-year-old Cooper Ratten died in a car rollover just after 3am on Sunday morning.
He was a rear passenger in the accident at Yarra Glen north east of Melbourne.
"Cooper ... received life-threatening injuries and died enroute to the hospital," the Hawks said in a statement.
With much sadness, all at Hawthorn FC send their condolences to Brett Ratten and his family. Our thoughts are with you at this tragic time.— Hawthorn FC (@HawthornFC) August 16, 2015
As if there hasn't been enough bad news within the AFL world. So sad to hear about Cooper Ratten. My thoughts are with Brett and his family.— Geoff Robinson (@gebomb79) August 16, 2015