Former Virginia Tech, NFL player Keion Carpenter dies at 39

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) A former Virginia Tech Football player has died.

Former Tech defensive back Keion Carpenter passed away, after collapsing during a run Wednesday in Florida.

Carpenter was a defensive back with the Hokies in the late 90s.

He graduated in 1999 and played for eight seasons in the NFL with both the Falcons and Bills.

Keion was 39 years old.