A Boston Red Sox pitching prospect was in critical condition Thursday following a car accident near Fort Myers, Fla.

Kevin Steen, 20, was driving an SUV when he was hit by an car who crossed a center line, WEEI reported. The driver in the other car was killed.

The following is from Fox 4 Now in Fort Myers.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Dodge car was headed eastbound on Lee Boulevard when the driver veered off the road to the right, then veered left and crossed the median.  The car went airborne before crashing into the front of a westbound SUV driven by Steen, then catching on fire.

Steen, a Tennessee native, was the ninth-round pick of the Red Sox in 2014. He was in his fourth season in the Red Sox organization, according to Hardball Talk.


Posted by Ryan Gaydos

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