CARACAS, Venezuela | Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela | Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela  — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash following a winter league game in Venezuela.

The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday, according to Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan league.

The team said their vehicle overturned as they were heading to the city of Barquisimeto after a game in the capital, Caracas.

Third baseman Carlos Rivero was in the car and survived, according to the website beisbolplay.

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