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Ex-MLB All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay dead in plane crash

Ex-MLB All-Star pitcher Roy Halladay dead in plane crash

Pasco County, Florida, sheriff confirms retired pitcher Roy Halladay was killed in small plane crash, Tuesday.

The Philadelphia Phillies, where Halladay played between 2010 and 2013, said they were "numb" over his "untimely death".

According to the Pasco Sheriff's Office, there were no mayday calls sent out prior to the crash.

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Investigators say they have not found a flight plan so they don't know how many people were on the plane.

Halladay pitched at the NBC World Series in Wichita back in July. Moreover, it was his own plane crash. The two-time Cy Young victor and eight-time Major League Baseball All-Star was only 40.

Roy Halladay, former starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies, throws a pitch during a game on May 7, 2012, at Citizens Bank Park.

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On Oct. 6, 2010, Halladay hurled a no-hitter against the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of the NLDS. Halladay pitched a flawless game on May 29, 2010, beating the Florida Marlins 1-0. "He is by far the hardest worker that Ive ever seen and treated every game as if it were his last. Ill miss his presence and passion but, most of all, I will miss his intensity". Photos showed the plane floating upside down in the water.

This is a developing story.

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