On September 25th, Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was pronounced dead following a tragic boating accident. He was just 24 years old.
Jose, an avid fisherman, was on the water near Miami Harbor when things went tragically wrong.
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The Coast Guard noticed his boat along a jetty at 3:15am after an apparent crash.
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Two other passengers on the boat were also confirmed dead. The vessel was towed away after search and rescue determined that a fourth victim was not present on the boat.
Just days ago, Jose had announced that he was expecting a baby with his girlfriend, Carla Mendoza.
"Heroes are remembered, but legends never die," she wrote on Instagram following the accident. "RIP my beloved husband Jose."