Hayman Capital Managing Director Killed In Tragic Accident

galen swank car crash

Photo: via NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Very sad news …A Dallas-based investment professional, Galen Weston Swank (“Wes”), was killed in a car crash early Tuesday morning, NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth reported. He was 31.

Absolute Return’s Rob Copeland was the first to point out on Twitter that Swank worked at Kyle Bass’ Dallas-based Hayman Capital. 

According to NBC 5, Swank was going around a curve around 1 a.m. in uptown Dallas when he lost control of his 2009 Mercedes, jumped a curb, and tore through a fence causing the car to go airborne before plowing into some trees, barely missing a creek below.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police are investigating the crash, the report said. 

We did a FINRA broker check and the records show that Swank went to the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia where he was the class valedictorian.  He went to Stanford for graduate school.

Swank also worked at Citigroup in New York from October 2005 to March 2008, the records show.  

NBC 5 reports that he had a wife and a three-month-old baby. 

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