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Doctor donates special safety collar to football team

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FAIRBURN, Ga. -

It has only been a few months since Creekside High School football player DeAntre Turman died from a fractured vertebrae he received during a scrimmage game in August.

His story has touched many, but not as much as one New York head and neck specialist. Dr. Patrick Kerr has developed a special collar which would help prevent such injuries.

This weekend, he donated 70 of those collars to Turman's teammates to keep them safe.

Click on video above for full report from FOX 5's Nicole Estaphan.

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