Eric Carmona, Miami Dolphins super fan, died after a car accident. Several players including Tua Tagovailoa and Tyreek Hill paid their condolences.

“Earlier this week, the Dolphins lost one of our biggest fans. Eric Carmona tragically lost his life in a car accident on his way to work. He leaves behind his wife and 4 kids. If you can help at all, either through their GoFundMe or with a prayer, it would mean a lot. 🙏” Tua said on Twitter.

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Who was Eric Carmona?

According to the Murrieta Police Department, Eric Carmona was a veteran of the Navy who perished in a motorbike accident on June 1 in Murrieta, California. He was 30. According to a GoFundMe page, Carmona passed while en route to work. His four children and wife, Vanessa, survive him.

Tyreek Hill, a prominent wide receiver, showed support for the Eric Carmona family by making a kind $7,000 donation to their GoFundMe page, according to Pro Football Network’s Adam Beasley. On Tuesday, Tagovailoa gave the family of the deceased fan who started the “We Are TuAnon” Twitter account a $10,000 contribution.

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In videos that went viral, Eric Carmona donned a dolphin mask and modulated his voice as he lauded and defended Tagovailoa in the face of oppositional fan groups and media figures.

The GoFundMe page for Carmona, known as FinsVicious, created an image of a devoted supporter of Tua, a steadfast Miami Dolphins fan, and a proud Navy veteran. Carmona was above all a loving husband to Vanessa and a wonderful father to their four kids. The tribute website highlighted the effect Carmona had on those around him and served as a loving remembrance.

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“Eric was TuAnon. The videos were him, the modulator was him. The interviews with media were him,” the account TheGaluminati tweeted following his death. “We’ll miss you Chico. Eric was a Navy veteran, massive Tua fan, massive Dolphins fan, great husband, and great father.”

With Tagovailoa’s contribution on Tuesday evening, the initial $50,000 was increased to $57,000. The target has been increased to $75,000, and as of Wednesday afternoon, it has exceeded $63,000.