A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and 3 others died in a aircraft crash in rural Utah
AMERICAN FORK, Utah —
A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and 3 others died in a aircraft crash in rural Utah.
Ex-pitcher Tyson Brummett, 35, of Salt Lake Town, used to be flying the small aircraft, which left from the South Valley Regional Airport in West Jordan and crashed close to Field Elder Top in American Fork Canyon simply sooner than eight a.m. Friday, in line with the Utah County Sheriff’s Place of business.
A witness stated the aircraft went right into a downward corkscrew movement because it crashed.
TV station WPVI studies all 4 folks on board didn’t live on.
The passengers had been known as Elaine W. Blackhurst, 60, her husband Douglas Robinson Blackhurst, 62; and their nephew Alex Blackhurst Ruegner, 35. The 3 had been from Riverton, Utah.
“The Phillies group sends heartfelt condolences to the circle of relatives of and buddies of former pitcher Tyson Brummett, in conjunction with 3 individuals of the Ruegner and Blackhurst households, who tragically kicked the bucket in a aircraft crash the day past morning,” the group stated in a remark launched Saturday.
Brummett used to be drafted by way of the Phillies in 2007 out of UCLA.
The Nationwide Transportation Protection Board stated it’s investigating the crash.