Petara Cordero, the girlfriend of Browns defensive end Chris Smith, was struck and killed by a car on I-90 early Wednesday morning, according to a statement from the Browns. The 26 year old was struck by a car and killed in front of Smith Wednesday morning 09/11/2019. Cordero was riding with Smith in his Lamborghini when a tire blew out, causing the car to swerve and hit a median on I-90 west. Both Smith and Cordero exited the vehicle unharmed and were standing on the north shoulder when a 47 year old women driving a Mazda struck Cordero. Cordero was taken to Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Cordero and Smith welcomed their daughter Haven Smith just weeks ago!