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Sport Former Phillies and UCLA pitcher Tyson Brummett among four people killed in plane crash

02:50  05 july  2020
02:50  05 july  2020 Source:   thecomeback.com

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Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tyson Brummett died Friday morning in a plane crash that killed three other people , police say. Brummett , 35, was piloting a small plane out of South Valley Regional Airport in West Jordan, Utah, when deputies with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office received

A former professional baseball pitcher and three others were killed Friday morning when the small plane he was piloting crashed in Utah mountains south of Salt Lake City, local authorities said. Tyson Brummett , a 35-year-old who appeared in one game for the Philadelphia Phillies , died alongside his

Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tyson Brummett and three other people were killed Friday morning in a plane crash in Utah.

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Brummett, 35, was piloting the small plane, which crashed near Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon around 8 a.m. on Friday, according to the Utah County Sherriff’s Office.

The other three passengers were Alex Ruegner (35; Brummett’s friend), Douglas Blackhurst (62; Ruegner’s uncle), and Elaine Blackhurst (60; Ruegner’s aunt).

All four people died on impact. Here’s more, from the Utah County Sherriff’s Office:

A few minutes before 8:00 this morning Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a report of a small plane crash near Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon.  A man and two of his sons were hiking when they saw the plane begin to turn, then spiral downward.  The witness said the plane spiraled out of his view and moments later he heard the impact.  He hiked up further to call 911.  That call bounced to dispatch in Price, UT and was transferred to Central Utah Dispatch.  The witness then climbed down to the plane and verified that the occupants died on impact

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Tyson Brummett , a former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher , died Friday morning when a plane he was piloting crashed in Utah. All four people on board were killed including Brummett , his The Phillies drafted Brummett in 2007 out of UCLA and he made one major league appearance in 2012.

Brummett was a former professional baseball player who had played with major league teams such as the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays.

Brummett appeared for one game for the Phillies in 2012, and pitched in the minor leagues from 2007-14 (2007-12 in the Phillies’ organization, 2013 in the Toronto Blue Jays’ organization, and 2014 in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ organization). He was a seventh-round pick by the Phillies in 2007 out of UCLA.

Here’s reaction to the tragedy from the baseball world:

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