The footballing world have been quick to pay their respects on Twitter following the announcement of his death.
'According to reports, Jlloyd was returning home after dropping his kids off to school and collided with an oncoming vehicle.
"The TTFA and all his former teammates extends deepest condolences to his family in this most hard time".
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After nine years with Aston, the defender spent a season on loan at Gillingham before joining Bolton Wanderers for four seasons.
He represented Trinidad and Tobago at senior level having won England Under-21 recognition, and most recently was manager of non-league Cheshire club Egerton guiding them to promotion.
Cardiff also paid tribute to Samuel by tweeting: "We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former #CardiffCity defender, Jlloyd Samuel".
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He said: "I think this week, maybe there will be another conversation and we will see where we are for the next week". We just try to do the right things at the right time".
"His next of kin have been informed and are now being supported by specially trained officers".
"We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our former player Jlloyd Samuel at the age of just 37 in a auto accident", a Villa statement said.
The news was confirmed by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association on their official Facebook page just hours later. May he rest in peace.
Police said the 54-year-old driver of the van was being treated in hospital for serious injuries.
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