Survivor family in mourning

Dec 03 2013, 07:11 PM by John Powell


By John Powell -

Tragedy has struck the lives of Survivor contestants Tina Wesson and Katie Collins.

Tina’s son and Katie’s brother, Taylor Lee Collins, has died in a single vehicle car accident.

According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, the 25-year-old died of his injuries after the car he was a passenger in crashed into a garage wall. Collins was thrown from the vehicle upon impact.

The unidentified driver suffered minor injuries and police are still investigating the circumstances that led to the accident.

In remembrance, a photo of Katie and Taylor was posted on her FaceBook page along with heart-felt comments from friends and family.


Twitter was also flooded with condolences.

Robyn Kass, the casting director for Big Brother, posted “From the Big Brother family to yours @TinaWesson. We all send our deepest love and condolences.”

Survivor winner Boston Rob wrote : “Our thoughts and prayers and those of the entire @Survivor_Tweet family are with @TinaWesson @KatieCollinsSur and their family.”

Laura Morett, a fellow Blood versus Water competitor and castaway Tweeted: “I am paralyzed with grief for my precious friends today. @TinaWesson @KatieCollinsSur I am so sorry. I wish I could stop your hurt!!!! Xoxox.”