All-star pitcher killed in small plane crash off Florida coast
Pasco County Sheriff's Office confirms Roy Halladay died in crash
HOLIDAY, Fla. – Retired All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay died when his small plane crashed about noon Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office marine unit responded to the downed ICON A5 plane near Holiday, Florida, and found one body. No survivors were found.
The Sheriff's Office later confirmed that Halladay died in the crash. They could not confirm if there were additional passengers on the plane or say where it was headed.
Halladay, 40, retired in 2013 after 12 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays followed by four seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies.
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