An All-State baseball player tragically dies at the young age of 18 Brandon Looney Facebook page

Brandon Looney, an All-State baseball player in Virginia, died in what is being termed a “work accident,” according to WCYB-TV.

Looney, 18, died in an accident at a car dealership, the television station reported.

Looney, according to his obituary, was a 1st-team, All-State player as a third baseman for Honaker High School, which sent out a heartfelt tribute:

But while he was talented on the baseball field, he another passion — auto mechanics. His life long dream was to become an auto mechanic and open his own shop. He was already on his way, as he received a certificate in Auto Mechanics from the Russell County Career and Technology Center.

There are no details on the accident that took his life.

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Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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