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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two years ago today, Miami Marlins’ star pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a tragic boating accident off the coast of Miami Beach.

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It’s a somber day for family, friends and fans.

That Sunday morning back in 2016, Fernandez’ boat was found overturned on a jetty near Government Cut and South Pointe Park.

Authorities arrived to find Fernandez and two other men dead.

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In March of last year, the final report on the accident was released.

It confirmed that Fernandez was driving the boat at the time of the incident in a reckless manner, that he was legally drunk and had drugs in his system.

The families of the two other men killed, Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Macias, sued Fernandez’ estate for $2 million each.

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Several of Fernandez’ former teammates took to social media to pay tribute.

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September 25th. Miss you

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