Scott Erickson, former MLB player, charged with reckless driving following September 2020 incident

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to ESPN.com, former Major League Baseball pitcher Scott Erickson has been charged following a hit-and-run accident in 2020. The accident that happened in Southern California killed two boys.

The 52-year-old is facing a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving. Erickson was reportedly racing Rebecca Grossman in September 29th when she crashed into the two boys.

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Grossman hit 11-year-old Mark Iskander and his 8-year-old brother Jacob. Both were crossing the street with their parents when they were struck and killed.

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The older boy passed away at the scene. His younger brother passed away later at a local hospital.

Despite striking the two boys, Grossman continued on. She eventually stopped approximately a quarter-mile away.

She was taken into custody the day of the accident.

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The 57-year-old Grossman is facing charges of murder, vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, and hit-and-run charges. She has plead not guilty to the charges.

If convicted, she is looking at 34 years to life in prison.

Erickson will be arranged on March 16th. He was arrested on Wednesday.

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He played in Major League Baseball from 1991 through 2006. He played for six teams in his career.

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