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'Bad News Bears' actress killed in auto accident

Sammi Kane Kraft

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Sammi Kane Kraft, who portrayed tomboy Amanda Whurlitzer in the 2005 remake of Bad News Bears, died Tuesday morning, the Los Angeles Times reports. She was 20.

The Times states that Kraft was a passenger in a car that rear-ended a truck and then struck another car. The driver of Kraft’s car was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

Bad News Bears was Kraft’s only film role. The real-life baseball prodigy was recently involved with a band called Scary Girls.

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Originally posted October 11 2012 — 2:47 PM EDT

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