Former Cleveland Indians infielder Andy Marte has died at age 33 following a car crash in the Dominican Republic.
According to ESPN, Marte was driving alone in his Mercedes-Benz when he crashed around 3 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Marte's agent confirmed his death in a tweet:
— J.M.G. Baseball (@JMG_baseball) January 22, 2017
The Indians also reacted to Marte's death on social media.
Sad to learn of Andy Marte's death this morning. He was a genuine person who always greeted you with a warm smile.
— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) January 22, 2017