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High School Football Player Dies during Pre-Season Game

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Destiny Baker4 years ago

According to CNN, a Georgia high school football player suffered a fatal neck injury making a tackle during a pre-season game.

About the High School Football Accident

  • DeAntre Turman, 16, was a junior at Creekside High School in Fairburn, Georgia.
  • The teenager was participating in a pre-season game when he went limp and became unresponsive after making a tackle.
  • Turman remained unresponsive as coaches and others attempted to revive him while waiting for paramedics to arrive.
  • Turman was pronounced dead an hour later at Grady Memorial Hospital.
  • It was determined that Turman had fractured his third vertebra during the play.

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