N.J. quarterback’s death raises concerns over football safety

30 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Cause of death revealed for New Jersey QB who died as a result of a game injury.

Funeral services have been set for a star high school quarterback who died after suffering an injury on the field, but officials have not yet said exactly what caused his death.A memorial for 17-year-old Evan Murray continues to grow outside the Warren Hills High School football stadium, where the senior quarterback played his final game Friday night.

As a member of the Mid-State 38 Conference, Warren Hills’ next five opponents are all from the Courier News area including Voorhees, North Plainfield, Governor Livingston, Somerville and Scotch Plains-Fanwood. “I’m not sure if it was that last hit on him that actually did the damage, or previous plays”, junior defensive end Bailey Lieberman, who was sidelined by an injury, said. Ronald Suarez determined during the examination that Murray had an abnormally enlarged spleen that made it more susceptible to injury, the medical examiner’s office said. Here is Evan Murray at the helm before one of his football games. “He did take a pretty hard hit just before the last [hit], where he took a helmet to the stomach”.

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press Environmentalists and coastal researchers say New Jersey’s efforts to establish commercial oyster farms in shallow coastal waters may be jeopardizing a threatened… “Our coach was telling us he was going to be all right”. Kinsey Fredericks-Bishow a 2012 Warren Hills graduate, died after contracting bacterial meningitis while studying overseas in Paris over the summer. “From where I was standing in the Blue Crue (student section), there was silence”. Hamler said he could point to no particular play, and senior tackle Oscar Vega echoed that statement. “Being face to face with him [last season], and then I’m hearing that he died, it’s pretty sad”. “A lot of people were in disbelief and didn’t want to believe it”, she said. “Let them find comfort in their faith and their memories of Evan”, read another message, from the Boucher family. The National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into the deadly crash of a duck boat and charter bus is the first time the agency has looked into a land crash of the amphibious vehicles critics say are too…

Chris Christie and the New York Jets are among dozens of people and groups from around the country who have posted condolences on social media regarding Murray’s death.

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