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Everything About The Late Rugby Player, Rowan Baxter

Feb 20 2020 By Akbar Shekh
The image of Rowan Baxter
The image of Rowan Baxter

Rowan Baxter, who was leading a tumultuous married life with his wife, Hannah, died in a tragic Brisbane car fire with his three children. Luckily, Hannah jumped out of the car and immediately rushed to the hospital. The car accident took four lives which include Rowan Baxter with his three children.

The former NRL player, Baxter was once a part of the 2005 New Zealand Warriors squad. Following the children’s custody disputes of the couple, the car accident had taken place, as per the reports. However, there is still no evidence of the real cause of the incident.

Let’s find in detail about the biography of late Rowan Baxter with his children, wife, age, NRL career, married life, accident, death. Until then, stay tuned with us.

Childhood of Rowan Baxter – Parents, Education, Career

Late Rowan Baxter was born in New Zealand and raised in Tauranga Region. During his childhood, he was so active in sports and made his career in NRL. So far, there is no information about his parents and siblings.

During his time at Tauranga Boys College, he participated in a pre-season game for the NRL in 2005. Following, he played for the New Zealand Warriors rugby league team.

After his tenure with the Warrior ended, Baxter had begun working as a fitness coach and used to instruct techniques for the sports for the National Rugby League. During his life, he had also opened a fitness company with his wife, Hannah which titled Intergr8 in Brisbane, Australia.

If we go to check his professional bio, Rowan had twenty years of experience in sports and fitness. He was doing great with his life and wife. However, everything changed before he achieved something really fantastic in his life.

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Rowan Baxter Died In a Car Crash With Three Children: Wife Survived

Rowan Baxter’s initial time with his long-time girlfriend, Hannah Baxter was good. However, things started becoming terrible with time as they started having conflicts in their life. Some reports claimed that Rowan was already separated from Hannah during the last fall. Matter of fact, Rowan and Hannah were having disputed for the custody of their three children.

Rowan Baxter
Rowan Baxter with his three children died in a tragic car fire
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As per the reports, Hannah was driving the car on the street of Brisbane. Suddenly, Rowan started pouring a liquid on her which was petrol, as per the witnesses. However, Hannah managed to jump before the car crashed and captured with flames. Immediately, she rushed to the near hospital. Sources say that Rowan was also successful in escaping out of the car, however, he later died.

The former NRL player of NZ ended with with a car crash in Brisbane
The former NRL player of NZ ended with a car crash in Brisbane
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Sadly, the dispute between two partners led their children to the door of death at such an early age. Matter of fact, children aged 6, 4, and 3. Their dead body was found inside the vehicle. After the news came into social media, the internet got covered with headlines. The Prime Minister of Australia went to his Twitter and said:

Devastating news out of Camp Hill. My heart goes out to the families and community going through this tragic time and the emergency responders confronting what would be a shattering scene. If you or anyone you know needs support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Shortly after the news of Rowan’s death with three children, people started believing Rowan caused the crash. All the people are so sad about the three children and has dedicated several posts to his children. The investigation is still going on.

Children: Two Daughters & A Son

Rowan Baxter had three children; two daughters and a son with Hannah. They all died in a car accident on 19th February 2020, all below the age of 10.

Late Rowan Baxter with his wife and three children
Late Rowan Baxter with his wife and three children
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Their names were Laianah Baxter, Aaliyah Baxter, and Trey Baxter.

Family: Brother

Rowan Baxter never talked anything about his family except for his brother, Charles Baxter. His brother, Charles is a former rugby player and played for Bay of Plenty Steamers. He had represented New Zealand at the international level from 2003 to 2007.

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Rowan Baxter Age, Height

As per the reports, Rowan Baxter was 42 years old at the time of his death in a car crash. He used to stand at a height of 1.82m i.e. 5ft 9 inches. His hair color was dark brown and eyes were grey.

Net Worth

The former NRL player, Rowan Baxter was active in the sports field for a long time. He had a great experience in fitness and also had a fitness company which is closed now. He never revealed the exact figure of his net worth in the media.

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