TODAY

TODAY   |  May 15, 2013

Man on 10,000-mile trek for charity killed by car

A Seattle man who was trying to dribble a soccer ball 10,000 miles to Brazil in time for the 2014 World Cup was struck by a car and killed near the Oregon coast. The journey was promoted by a charity that donates soccer balls to people in developing countries.

Share This:

This content comes from Closed Captioning that was broadcast along with this program.

>>> a seattle man trying to dribble a soccer ball to brazil for next world's world cup was hit and killed by a pickup truck tuesday in oregon. 42-year-old richard swanson was two weekses into the 10,000-mile journey he was documenting on facebook. the stunt was to promote the one world football project which donates soccer balls to people in developing countries.