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Tyson Brummett Dead - Former MLB Player Dies at 35 in a Plane Crash

Tyson Brummett Dead - Former MLB Player Dies at 35 in a Plane Crash

Tyson Brummett, a former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, has tragically died at the age of 35.

Brummett died on Friday morning (July 3) during a small plane crash in Utah.

“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,” authorities shared in a press release. “The witness then climbed down to the plane and verified that the occupants died on impact.”

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E! Online reports that four people were on the plane and they all died on impact. Tyson was reportedly the pilot of the plane.

Tyson made one appearance as a pitcher for the Phillies and he spent the rest of his career in the minor league system.

“The Phillies organization sends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of former pitcher Tyson Brummett, along with three members of the Ruegner and Blackhurst families, who tragically passed away in a plane crash yesterday morning,” the Phillies said in a statement.

We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to all of Tyson’s loved ones during this difficult time.

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