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Former Clemson baseball player dies after injured in ATV crash, per coroner

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Blake Holliday. (Source: Clemson Athletics) Blake Holliday. (Source: Clemson Athletics)
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An ATV accident in the Upstate took the life of a former Clemson baseball pitcher on Tuesday.

Blake Holliday was taken to the hospital in critical condition at Greenville Health System on October 12 following an ATV accident in Anderson County, the coroner confirmed.

Coroner Greg Shore said Holliday  passed away from the injuries sustained in that collision on Tuesday at 2:47 p.m. The cause of death was listed of as head and brain injuries caused by blunt force trauma.

Holliday was a top-500 player in the nation, per Perfect Game and the No. 2 righthander in South Carolina, per the Diamond Prospects. Before Clemson, Holliday attended Belton-Honea Path High School where led his team to back-to-back state titles.

Clemson officials confirmed Holliday was no longer on the team after transferring at the end of last season.

Troopers said the crash happened just before 3 p.m. on Major Road near Belton on October 12.

Holliday was operating a 2017 Honda ATV that ran off the road and hit a ditch. Trooper said the Holliday was thrown from the ATV.

Some Clemson athletes took to social media to share their condolences after Holliday's accident;

A memorial service was held Sunday at the BHP auditorium in honor of Holliday's life.

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