• Former MLB pitcher killed in plane crash


    Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was killed in a plane crash on Tuesday.

    A plane registered to Halladay crashed in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday afternoon. According to the Pasco County sheriff, Halladay was the only person on board.

    We're following this developing story RIGHT NOW on Channel 2 Action News.

    Halladay, an eight-time All-Star, finished his MLB career with 203 wins. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays from 1998 through 2009 and the Philadelphia Phillies from 2010 through 2013.

    Halladay pitched a perfect game on May 29, 2010 and a no-hitter later in a playoff game later that season, on October 6, 2010.

    Halladay was just 40 years old.

    The Atlanta Braves tweeted their condolences to his family after the news broke Tuesday afternoon.

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