Retired MLB star Roy Halladay dies in plane crash over Gulf of Mexico
We are saddened by the tragic news that Roy Halladay, 2-time Cy Young Award winner & 8-time All-Star, has died in a plane crash. He was 40. pic.twitter.com/SOFv3bOLyt— MLB (@MLB) November 7, 2017
A Pasco County Sheriff's Office news release says that the aircraft went down about noon Tuesday near Holiday, Florida. The sheriff's office marine unit responded to the downed plane and found one body.
The plane was registered to Halladay's father; it crashed and plunged into water that was six feet deep, according to police.
Halladay was the lone passenger.