Brother of former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is killed

According to police, Joseph Lasorda, 83, collided with a police vehicle after taking a wrong turn at a crossroads.

Brother, 83, of former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda is killed in a collision with the police SUV

  • Joseph Lasorda, 83, died in an accident with the SUV on Thursday night
  • According to reports, he turned left in front of an unmarked Boca Raton police SUV
  • The accident report says that the police officer driving the SUV had a green light

George Martin for Mailonline

Authorities in Florida say the brother of legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was killed in a car accident involving a police officer.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said in an e-mail that Joseph Lasorda, 83, made a left turn in front of a Boca Raton police SUV without identification driven by the 30-year-old sergeant. Doug Immler on Thursday night.

The accident report says that Immler had a green light.

According to police, Joseph Lasorda, 83, collided with a police vehicle after taking a wrong turn at a crossroads.

According to police, Joseph Lasorda, 83, collided with a police vehicle after taking a wrong turn at a crossroads.

Lasorda was taken to the Delray Medical Center, where he died.

While the accident occurred in Boca Raton, police officers asked the sheriff's office to investigate because it involved a police officer.

Authorities say Immler was taken to a hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.

Lasorda's wife, Gaetana Lasorda, told Palm Beach Post that her husband "was personality-plus" and a "friend of all."

Joseph Lasorda is the brother of legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda (pictured)

Joseph Lasorda is the brother of legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda (pictured)

Joseph Lasorda is the brother of legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda (pictured)

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