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USI Player Dies After Hitting Head On Floor

Last updated on Friday, January 15, 2010

(OWENSBORO, KY) - A basketball player for the University of Southern Indiana died Thursday night after collapsing during a game with Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Senior Center Jeron Lewis apparently hit his head on the floor at the Owensboro Sportscenter after getting his feet tangled and falling.

The 21-year old senior from Fort Wayne was taken to Owensboro Mercy Health System where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy has been scheduled for today.

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