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Teen hit by softball dies in California

Posted: 1:52 PM, Apr 11, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-11 15:56:48-04

RAMONA, Calif. (FOX 5 SAN DIEGO) —  A high school sophomore died Wednesday after being hit in the chest with a softball during gym class in Ramona, school officials said.

Teen hit by softball dies

Taylor Dorman was described as a tough competitor. (Fox 5 San Diego)

Taylor Dorman, 16, was in the middle of playing “Over the Line,” an improvised softball game, when he was struck in the chest with the ball around 11:40 a.m., Ramona High School principal Tony Newman said. “After being hit Taylor complained of his chest hurting then he collapsed,” Newman said.