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Memphis prep football player dies after practice injury

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A high school football player has died in West Tennessee after suffering an injury during practice.

The Commercial Appeal said the player was identified as Dana Payne, a 5-foot-11, 143-pound sophomore who played running back and defensive back for Millington Central High School.

Payne was pronounced dead Tuesday at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

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