blunt trauma

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injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)

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Smith concluded the boy suffered a deliberate blunt-force injury.
Coroner's investigators ruled that Nancy Gregory died from blunt-force injury to the head.
Coroner's investigators ruled that Nancy Gregory, who was found dead July 23 in her Quartz Hill mobile-home park residence, died from blunt-force injury to the head.
She obviously had a blunt-force injury to the head, which apparently caused her death,'' Shaw said.
The woman was killed by a possible blunt-force injury to the head, Bailey said.