Jacques Richard Death Cause and Date

Jacques Richard's Death

Born (Birthday) October 7, 1952

Death Date October 8, 2002

Age of Death 50 years

Cause of Death Car Accident

Profession Hockey Player

The hockey player Jacques Richard died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former NHL center known to be one of the game’s top prospects that never lived up to expectations.

After his retirement his life continued on in its downward spiral, concluding with his death in a car crash while under the influence.

Former Quebec Nordiques forward Jacques Richard died in a car accident near Quebec City Tuesday night. According to police, the 50-year old lost control of his car and struck a culvert. Richard started his NHL career with the Atlanta Flames in 1972.