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2006-06-07 19:25:00

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- The cause of death for a University of Tulsa football player who died in April was a rare infection known as flesh-eating bacteria, according to state health officials. Tight end Devin Adair, 21, died April 28 in a Tulsa hospital, but his official cause of death -- known medically as necrotizing fasciitis -- wasn't released until last week. Since 2003, 10 people in Oklahoma have died from necrotizing fasciitis, although Adair's death was the first this year from the...


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