UPLAND (AP) — Frank Pastore, the former major league baseball pitcher who became a popular Christian radio show host, has died.
Southern California radio station KKLA said that Pastore died Monday, nearly a month after he was critically injured in a motorcycle accident. He was 55.READ MORE: One Dead After Short Pursuit Ends In Fiery Crash Near The Grove; Suspect In Custody
The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports Pastore had been in a coma since a car collided with his motorcycle on Nov. 19 on Interstate 210 in Duarte. He was on his way home from work at KKLA at the time of the accident.READ MORE: Exclusive: Granada Hills Residents Fear For Their Safety, Property Values As Junk Piles In Neighbors Yard
Pastore was a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds from 1979 until 1985 and for the Minnesota Twins in 1986.
He’s survived by a wife, son and daughter.MORE NEWS: Have You Noticed Higher Gas Prices Lately? You're Not Alone
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