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HS Football Player Dies After Head Injury

October 8, 2013

A West Virginia high school football player died this weekend, days after a receiving a head injury during a game.

From West Virginia MetroNews:

South Harrison High School football player Dylan Jeffries died Sunday, nine days after suffering a severe head injury during a football game …

… The popular kid in the No. 22 Hawks jersey was rushed via Health Net to Ruby Memorial Hospital Sept. 27 from the football game between South Harrison and Lincoln high schools. He suffered a blood clot to the brain which caused him to collapse. For the past several days he had been in a medically induced coma.

He was 17.

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