Fremantle Dockers express sympathies to Hayden Ballantyne over tragic death of brother

The Fremantle Dockers have expressed condolences to Hayden Ballantyne and his family over the tragic death of his brother. Picture: Paul Kane
The Fremantle Dockers have expressed condolences to Hayden Ballantyne and his family over the tragic death of his brother. Picture: Paul Kane

The Fremantle Dockers have extended their deepest sympathies to the family of their player Hayden Ballantyne after his brother Brendan was tragically killed last night.

Brendan Ballantyne (22) was killed after he was struck by a car while walking along Ennis Avenue in Waikiki.

“Our thoughts are with the Ballantyne family at this extremely difficult time,” a club statement, released tonight, read.

“The club asks that the privacy of Hayden and his family be respected.”

Channel 7 is reporting the 22-year-old was engaged to be married to his pregnant fiancee and had a two-year-old daughter.

A 47-year-old man has been charged with careless driving occasioning death.