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Service planned for killed pole vaulter

September 7, 2009 6:49:14 AM PDT
A memorial service will be held later this week in Huntington Beach for a UC San Diego pole vaulter who died after a recent practice. Leon Roach landed head first on concrete during a training jump on Saturday. He was rushed to Scripps La Jolla Hospital with severe head trauma.

The 19-year-old was pronounced dead later that same day.

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