MLB Pitcher Adenhart Killed By Hit And Run Driver

TMZ reports this morning that 22-year-old Angels Pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a hit and run accident last night:

Nick Adenhart Killed In Hit and Run Accident

Cops say someone driving a minivan blew through a red light, causing the Mitsubishi that Adenhart and three others were riding in to hit a light pole. Three of the four people in the Mitsubishi were killed in the crash — Nick, another man and a woman — while the fourth person remains in the hospital.

Cops say the person driving the van fled the scene — but was later caught and charged with felony hit-and-run. The suspect is also being treated for injuries in a local hospital.

Funny how it will be headlined as an “accident”. Certainly doesn’t sound like it to me.

Hopefully we’ll soon have a positive I.D. on the bastard who murdered Adenhart - with the culprit subsequently jailed for a good, long time.

*UPDATE*: In the wake of Nick Adenhart’s tragic death, tonight’s Angels-Athletics game has been postponed.