MIAMI (AP) — Toxicology reports show Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had cocaine and alcohol in his system when his boat crashed into a Miami Beach jetty.
The cause of death was listed as “boat crash” in the autopsy report released Saturday by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Associate Medical Examiner Kenneth Hutchins wrote in the report that the 24-year-old Fernandez had suffered blunt force injuries to his head and body.
The Sept. 25 crash killed Fernandez and two of his friends, 27-year-old Emilio Jesus Macias and 25-year-old Eduardo Rivero.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has been investigating the crash. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez directed the reports’ release Saturday