Crew midfielder Kirk Urso has died. According to The Dispatch, Urso collapsed at Park Street Patio at 12:50 a.m. and was transported to Grant Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:51 a.m. Urso had been dealing with tendonitis and did not travel with the team to face DC United last night. No further details are available at this time.
The Crew's official statement: "The Columbus Crew has learned that midfielder Kirk Urso has passed away on Saturday night. While the circumstances of Urso’s passing are still being determined, no further comments will be made at this time. The thoughts and prayers of the entire Columbus Crew and Hunt Sports Group are with the Urso family in this time of need."
Update: MLS posted a roundup of reaction to Urso's death from his Crew teammates and players around the league.