Miami Marlins confirms the death of one its players Jose Fernandez, 24, in a boat crash on Sunday... He was a pitcher with the baseball team.
Fernandez - himself an expectant Dad, was one of the three people killed in the crash off Miami Beach, Florida.
The incidence led to the cancellation of their Sunday fixture with Atlanta Braves.
"They found a boat that was up against the jetties. They did do an initial search and they found three victims - two on top of the water, one underneath the boat (- a 32-foot vessel) and they had unfortunately passed away." - Todd Garofalo, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Chief told local news station WSVN.
Fernandez shared a picture of his pregnant girlfriend on instagram a few days ago with the caption:
"I'm so glad you came into my life. I'm ready for where this journey is gonna take us together. #familyfirst."
Sport fans and other sympathizers have taken to different social platforms to express their sympathy to the family of the deceased...
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