Mesa High football player injured during practice

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by Jennifer Thomas

azfamily.com

Posted on October 3, 2011 at 8:49 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 3 at 9:25 AM

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MESA, Ariz. – A high school football player in Mesa is being treated for a neck injury.

Fire crews were called to Mesa High School near Southern Avenue and Gilbert Road at approximately 8 a.m. Monday.

Mesa Fire Department spokesman Forrest Smith said the 14-year-old boy was injured during football practice. Paramedics put the teen on a flat board and transported him to a local hospital.

3TV's Bruce Haffner said it looked like the player was able to move around.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.
 

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