The Detroit Tigers are in mourning following the unexpected passing of 1B coach Kimera Bartee at the age of 49 yesterday. While there was no initial cause of death revealed, a new report surfaced that shed light on the situation.
According to beat writer Jason Beck, the medical examiner discovered that Bartee had a large brain tumor that caused him to lose consciousness:
Medical examiners determined Kimera Bartee had a large brain tumor, his father Jerry told @swmckewonOWH. https://t.co/fsIpa5sjzo
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) December 22, 2021
Jerry Bartee told The World-Herald on Tuesday night that medical examiners determined Kimera had a large brain tumor that cut off the flow of fluid to the brain, causing Kimera to lose consciousness around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Kimera had been in Omaha since Sunday and did not complain of any symptoms, such as headaches.”
– – Quotes via Omaha.com Link – –