Teen Football Player Dies After Sustaining Neck Injury

De'Antre Turman, 16, was fatally injured during a pre-season high school game in Georgia.
1:26 | 08/19/13

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This is the new photo for the 2013 football season -- on the creek -- high field just last week. It's -- number two defensive back to outrage Herman known as Trey -- did what he loved people knew. Traits right. They knew enough to. -- Keller -- Hermann -- alone after his mom died when he was four. Football was his you know. Was as medicine -- Ford coach tray -- at football camps and was on the field Friday night. When he saw meg what looked like a routine tackle this seat is -- -- We just lost -- ball is just a -- -- and there. No just log -- -- and he immediately knew something was wrong and rushed to his side he wasn't breathing. He wasn't -- -- out to paramedics at the game responded but Ford says it took more than fifteen minutes. For an ambulance to get there. Intelligence faith. You just say no way known to the -- we just waiting. In just typical office in my that he. The medical Examiner's office confirms the sixteen year old died from a fractured third vertebrae due to blunt force trauma -- basically be broke kiss me. Tree trees friends now -- photo on their shirts. The elite player just starting his junior year was already getting calls from recruiters and offers to play big time college football. -- that was his dream to play to -- -- football and get a full ethics obviously that was Jerry. A dream and a life cut too short.

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