Former Jazz center Mark Eaton dies at age 64 after bicycle accident

By Erin Walsh  |  Last updated 5/29/21

Former Utah Jazz center Mark Eaton has died at age 64, the team announced Saturday:

The two-time Defensive Player of the Year was found lying in the road around 8:30 p.m. Friday after crashing his bike in Summit County, Utah. According to the Jazz, Eaton was taken to the hospital, where he later died, and there is no reason to believe a vehicle was involved in the accident. 

The team said in a statement:

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