Thursday, April 9th, 2009 at 12:22 pm
The Los Angeles Angels’ rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart died in a car accident early Thursday morning right after pitching a game in Anaheim, CA.
The driver of a minivan ran a red light in Fullerton and hit two cars. According to multiple reports out of the Los Angeles area, three people were killed in the crash, and one was seriously injured.
Adenhart, 22, was one of three people involved in the crash early Thursday after pitching in a loss against the Oakland Athletics.
He got a no-decision after six scoreless innings, giving up seven hits, striking out five and walking three in just his fourth major league start.
The minivan’s driver fled the scene and was later arrested. Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, of Riverside will face charges of manslaughter, felony driving under the influence and hit-and-run…