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Ernie Holmes' Death

Born (Birthday) July 11, 1948

Death Date January 17, 2008

Age of Death 59 years

Cause of Death Traffic Collision

Profession Football Player

The football player Ernie Holmes died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Defensive tackle who was part of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ legendary “Steel Curtain” defense; he won two Super Bowls with the team.

He was born in Jamestown, Texas.

Holmes died in a one-car accident near Beaumont, Texas on the night of January 17, 2008. He was driving alone when his car left the road and rolled several times, about 80 miles (130 km) from Houston, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety dispatcher.