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Ragland was expected to be a first-round pick last year but was diagnosed with an enlarged aorta during the pre-draft process.
Prosecutors have said Officer Isaacs, 38, had options that would have allowed him to avoid shooting Mr. Small, who died seconds after one of three bullets fired by the officer ripped his aorta.
On July 1, 2015, while strolling along the Embarcadero with her father, Garcia said, Steinle was hit by a bullet that pierced her back and ripped through her abdominal aorta.
The bullet hit her in the back and pierced her aorta.
Among them: the iliac blood vessels that include major arteries branching off from the aorta – the main route that carries blood to the body.
Among them: the iliac blood vessels that include major arteries branching off from the aorta - the main route that carries blood to the body.
Speaking of hospitals: Cincinnati City Councilman Wendell Young, who joined Simpson in voting against the hospital expansion, is recovering from a tear to his aorta, according to the Enquirer.
The former Eagles long-snapper, who was traded to the New Orleans Saints on August 28, needs surgery to repair the damage to his aorta.
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