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Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart killed in car crash

Honoring No. 34
Angels Torii Hunter and John Lackey hold the jersey of pitcher Nick Adenhart, who died of injuries suffered in a car accident Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Honoring Adenhart
Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver gestures skyward in memory of Nick Adenhart after getting relieved in the seventh inning Friday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Honoring Adenhart
Angels pitcher John Lackey hangs the jersey of Nick Adenhart in the dugout before Friday’s game. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Number on wall
A worker pastes the number of pitcher Nick Adenhart in center field at Angel Stadium. Adenhart, 22, and two others were killed early Thursday in an automobile accident in Fullerton. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Street scene
Irvine resident Steve Weitzner takes a photo of the memorial at the corner of Lemon Street and Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton, near the site where Angels pitcher Nick Aidenhart, Courtney Frances Stewart and Henry Pearson were killed by a suspected drunk driver. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Candles, balloons
Balloons, candles and flowers are among the items in the growing public memorial to Adenhart at Lemon Street and Orangethrope Avenue in Fullerton. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer candles
People stopped throughout the morning to light prayer candles at the Fullerton memorial to Adenhart. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Stadium shrine
Two days after Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a car crash, fans look at photographs and mementos placed on the brick pitcher’s mound in front of Angel Stadium. In the background at left are Jon Carpenter and his daughter Kyla, both of Orange, who watched Adenhart pitch in his last game on Wednesday. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Ticket
Among the mementos in front of Angel Stadium is a fan’s ticket for the game in which Nick Adenhart pitched a scoreless six innings. He was killed a few hours later. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Courtney
A sign in memory of Courtney Frances Stewart is among the items in the public memorial at Lemon Street and Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Praying in Fullerton
A group of friends gathered after school at Cal State Fullerton to pray for Jon Wilhite, who was in critical condition at UC Irvine Medical Center after the car he was riding in was struck by a minivan in Fullerton. Killed in the collision were Courtney Stewart, Henry Pearson and 22-year-old Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Tribute
Fans pay tribute at a growing memorial to Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, who was killed along with two others in an automobile accident early Thursday morning. Andrew Thomas Gallo, who was driving with a suspended license, was arrested. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Fans mourn
A trio of Angels fans mourn the death of promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Mourners at shrine
Angels fans pay their respects at a shrine covering the brick pitcher’s mound outside Angel Stadium. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Young fans
Young fans outside Angel Stadium mourn the loss of pitcher Nick Adenhart. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Angel Stadium memorial
John Schmoldt is one of the many baseball fans stopping by Angel Stadium to pay their respects and leave flowers for fallen Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart, who was killed by a suspected drunken driver early Thursday morning.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Angel Stadium memorial
Bryan McCoy and his son Cody from Lake Forest pause next to the growing mound of flowers left outside Angel Stadium in memory of 22-year-old pitcher Nick Adenhart, who had started Wednesday night’s game against Oakland.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Memorial
A makeshift memorial to pitcher Nick Adenhart takes shape outside Angel Stadium. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Inscribed hat at Angel Stadium memorial
An inscribed hat is left at the Nick Adenhart memorial at Angel Stadium.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Notes, cards, flowers
Notes, flowers, candles and cards left in tribute to Nick Ardenhart. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Nick Adenhart’s jersey at news conference
Angels General Manager Tony Reagins, left, player agent Scott Boras and Manager Mike Scioscia address the media during a briefing at Angel Stadium on Thursday morning for pitcher Nick Adenhart.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Angel executives
Angels owner Arte Moreno, center, is joined by Manager Mike Scioscia, left, and General Manager Tony Reagins, far right, after the news conference for pitcher Nick Adenhart on Thursday at Angel Stadium.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Nick Adenhart accident scene in Fullerton
The Adenhart crash scene at Lemon Street and Orangethorpe Avenue in Fullerton on Thursday afternoon. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Body
Coroners remove one of the bodies from the accident scene. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Crowd
A crowd gathers at the scene of the accident that killed Angel pitcher Nick Adenhart. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Bumper
A Fullerton police officer looks for clues at the scene of the accident that killed Nick Adenhart and two others. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Scene
Elva Gutierrez and other Angels fans gather at the scene of the fatal accident in Fullerton. The game against Oakland that had been scheduled for Thursday night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim was postponed until a later date.

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Angels Nick Adenhart crash scene
An investigator takes notes around the car in which authorities said Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others were fatally injured early Thursday morning when a minivan driven by an alleged drunken driver broadsided them after running a red light.

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 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Adenhart crash site in Fullerton
Passenger Nick Adenhart was one of three people killed early Thursday when their vehicle at right was broadsided by the van on the left, authorities said.

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 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Pitching
Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart during Wednesday’s game against the Oakland Athletics in Anaheim. The 22-year-old pitched six scoreless innings.

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 (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Nick Adenhart
Adenhart pitched six shut-out innings in Wednesday’s game against Athletics.

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 (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Nick Adenhart with his mother
Nick Adenhart, talking to his mother, went to Williamsport High School in Williamsport, Md. He was declared the No. 1-rated high school player in the nation by Baseball America.

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 (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
Nick Adenhart high school photo
Adenhart, in high school, made it hard for major league scouts to ignore him.

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 (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)
Suspect Andrew Thomas Gallo
Police arrested Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, of Riverside, on suspicion of felony driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter, said Lt. Kevin Hamilton of the Fullerton Police Department. Gallo has a prior DUI conviction and his driver’s license had been suspended, Hamilton said.

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 (Fullerton Police Department)
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