Angels pitcher had link to Chicago area

April 10, 2009 Rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed early Thursday morning along with two passengers in a crash involving a suspected drunk driver in Fullerton, California.

Fans have been paying their respects outside Angel Stadium with a makeshift memorial.

Before Friday night's game in Anaheim the Angels will honor Adenhart with a tribute. Players will wear a special patch all year in recognition of Adenhart.

Police have booked the suspect who allegedly caused the deadly accident. They say he was driving on a suspended license from a previous DUI.

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