Family and Friends Prepare to Say Goodbye to Boaters Killed in Crash With Jose Fernandez - NBC 6 South Florida

Family and Friends Prepare to Say Goodbye to Boaters Killed in Crash With Jose Fernandez

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    Two Boaters Killed in Jose Fernandez Crash

    NBC 6's Erika Glover talks to people who knew the two boaters who were killed with Jose Fernandez in a boating accident Sunday. (Published Monday, Sept. 26, 2016)

    The deadly boat crash that claimed the life of Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez has families also mourning the loss of two lives taken too soon.

    25-year-old Eduardo Rivero and his friend, Emilio Macias, were also killed when the vessel they were on with Fernandez crashed off the coast of Miami Beach early Sunday morning.

    Family and friends continue to come to terms with the tragic loss while preparing to say goodbye to their loved ones. Both men graduated from Braddock Senior High School in 2009.

    The family of both men have launched a GoFundMe account to help pay for funeral expenses. You can contribute to the one for Macias by clicking here and Rivero by clickinghere.

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