Found December 16, 2012 on Reds Minor Leagues:
Late last night I began to see tweets from Reds minor leaguers about Mason Felt, asking for prayers. Mason was involved in a car accident yesterday that took the life of his father and has left Mason in critical, but stable condition as of this afternoon.  You can read more about the accident if you want to at the link. Keep the Felt family and their friends in your prayers. They could really use them.

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