Football player killed in charity game
Holland, OH - May 14, 2012 (WPVI) -- A football game for a good cause ended in tragedy in Ohio.
32-year-old David Coleman was killed during a play in a semi-pro football league he played in.
Coleman's teammates on the Jay County Indiana Panthers say he was blindsided while trying to make a tackle on a punt return.
The Panthers were playing the Northwest Ohio Knights.
No flag was thrown on the play. The league plays by N-F-L rules.
Coleman leaves behind a wife and five daughters.
The game was played at a high school. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the family of the Knights coach who is suffering from Lou Gerhig's Disease.
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