Woman, 5-year-old boy drowns in Houston, home of ex-Dodger Crawford


Dodger Carl Crawford’s player in Houston, according to reports. “Data-reactid =” 32 “> HOUSTON (AP) – 5-year-old boy and woman drowned in backyard pool of former LA Dodger player Carl Crawford in Houston, says reports.

Houston police were called at around 2:40 pm Saturday for a reported drowning in a house north of Houston that the property and business records identify as belonging to Crawford, reports the Houston Chronicle.

Police spokeswoman Jodi Silva told the newspaper that the boy was swimming in the pool when he began to have trouble breathing, and the woman jumped to save him. The two were unresponsive to the police and later died in a hospital, said Silva.

No further details were immediately available.

The police department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from the Associated Press on Sunday. Crawford contact information could not be found immediately.

Crawford, 38, is a Houston native and was a four-time star championship player who last played in the major leagues in 2016 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

He was a high school star ready to attend Nebraska for football. Instead, he chose baseball and played for Tampa Bay, Boston and the Dodgers.

Known for his speed, Crawford was a Gold Glove outfielder who led the American League four times in stolen bases and four times in triplets.


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