Oregon Ducks student-athlete dies; connection to meningococcemia outbreak being investigated

February 18, 2015 5:50 AM

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A member of the University of Oregon's acrobatics and tumbling team died after requiring medical attention.

Lauren Jones, an 18-year-old freshman from Lithonia, Georgia, died Tuesday afternoon. Jones lived on campus, and an ambulance was called to her residence hall, but no other details were available, school spokeswoman Julie Brown said.

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