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New York Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire is still suffering from the loss of his brother Hazell, who was killed in a car crash on Monday morning. 

Amar’e spoke out and hit up Twitter nation to thank all his fans for their thoughts and prayers.

STORY: So Sad! Amar’e Stoudemire’s Brother Dies In Car Accident

He tweeted:

Yesterday we reported that Amare’s older brother Hazell died in a car accident on Florida’s Route 27 in Lake Wales. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Stoudemire was driving at a “high rate of speed” when he collided with the rear of a tractor-trailer.

He died on the scene. The Florida Highway Patrol said that Hazell was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Our hearts go out to Amar’e and his family during this difficult time. Rest in Peace Hazell.