Ex-Giant Uribe killed in crash in Dominican Republic

Updated: December 8, 2006, 5:44 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Former San Francisco Giants shortstop Jose Uribe was killed early Friday in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic.


The Dominican National Police said the 47-year-old Uribe's sport utility vehicle crashed about 3 a.m. on a highway about 30 miles west of the capital, Santo Domingo. Police said the cause of the crash was under investigation.

Jose Uribe owned a hardware store in his hometown of Juan Baron in recent ...

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