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Former skilled baseball pitcher Satoshi Iriki dies in visitors accident | NHK

Satoshi Iriki from Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture, who was energetic as a pitcher in skilled baseball Yakult and Giants, died in a visitors accident whereas driving a automotive within the metropolis on the evening of the tenth.

According to the police, earlier than 10:00 pm on the tenth, there was an accident by which automobiles collided on the intersection of town highway in Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture.

Satoshi Iriki (55), a caregiver in Miyakonojo City who was driving the automotive on this accident, was transported to the hospital after hitting his head exhausting and died about two hours later.

The scene is an intersection with good visibility with out visitors lights, and the police are investigating the reason for the accident intimately.

Mr. Iriki was a former skilled baseball pitcher from Miyakonojo City, and after becoming a member of the Kintetsu and Giants on the time, he confirmed success with 10 wins within the 2001 season when he joined Yakult as a take a look at, contributing to the workforce turning into one of the best in Japan.

When he was enrolled within the giants, he was famous because the “Iriki brothers” alongside together with his youthful brother Yusaku, who’s presently a pitching coach for Orix.