KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed today in a car accident.

According to the New York Daily News and ESPN, police confirmed Yordano Ventura’s death after a crash in Juan Adrian, Dominican Rupublic. Ventura was 25 years old.

He had signed as an amateur free agent with Kansas City in 2008 and played his entire four-year MLB career with the Royals.