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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The cause of death was complication of blunt-force trauma to the trunk.
It appeared that the victim's injuries were caused by blunt-force trauma, McKee said.
But an autopsy indicated Darion died from blunt-force trauma, inconsistent with being run over by a car, Kern County officials said.
AN inquest heard yesterday Rachel O'Reilly died from blunt-force trauma to the head, a fractured skull and blood inhalation.
SEASIDE - Authorities in Seaside say a 2-year-old girl who died Saturday was killed by blunt-force trauma, and the death is a homicide case.
Lucas, 26, died from blunt-force trauma to the spinal cord while trying to make a tackle for the Avengers in an Arena League Football game last season against the New York Dragons at Staples Center.
Grotefend said it appeared that Castro suffered blunt-force trauma, but noted that the body was in poor condition and injuries were difficult to distinguish.
He died as a result of suffocation and blunt-force trauma.
12 after little Desarie Saravia died of what the county Coroner's Office later confirmed was multiple blunt-force trauma.
Investigators said it appeared that the man suffered blunt-force trauma to the upper body and head, but coroner's investigators will determine the exact cause of death.
An autopsy concluded that the cause of death was multiple blunt-force trauma delivered within hours of the baby's death Oct.