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SOFTBALL PLAYER KILLED
(2007-07-27)
(wgvu) -
- AN AUTOPSY HAS REVEALED THE SOFTBALL
THAT STRUCK A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN THE HEAD CAUSED A FATAL
HEMORRHAGE ON THE SURFACE OF HER BRAIN.
SEVENTH-GRADER MARGARET RUTH "MAGGIE" HILBRANDS WAS HIT BY A
GROUND BALL DURING A ROUTINE INFIELD DRILL MONDAY.
A PATHOLOGIST SAYS MAGGIE JERKED HER HEAD TO SIDE AFTER BEING
HIT BY THE BALL. THAT CAUSED AN ARTERY TO TEAR AND RESULTED IN THE
HEMORRHAGE.
SHE DIED A DAY AFTER 35-YEAR-OLD MIKE COOLBAUGH WAS STRUCK AND
KILLED BY A LINE DRIVE WHILE COACHING IN A MINOR BASEBALL GAME IN
ARKANSAS.
COOLBAUGH DIED FROM A LOSS OF BLOOD TO THE BRAIN AFTER THE FOUL
BALL RUPTURED AN ARTERY ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HIS NECK.

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