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St. Louis Cardinals Prospect Oscar Taveras Killed In Car Crash

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St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect Oscar Taveras was reportedly killed in a car crash while driving to Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. His girlfriend Edilia Arvelo, in the car with him, was also killed. Taveras's agent, Brian Mejia, confirmed the 22-year-old's death.

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Update (9:18 p.m.): Here's Ken Rosenthal's report on Taveras during tonight's World Series game.

Update (9:27 p.m.): Reporter Dionisio Soldevila has photos of Taveras's Chevy Camaro after the crash.

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Update (9:53 p.m.): The team released a statement on Taveras's death.

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Update (10:03 p.m.):

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Photo: AP

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