Teen Killed In Horrific Accident At College Hammer Throw Event

An Illinois college freshman was tragically killed at a track and field event after being accidentally hit by a hammer during the hammer throw.

Ethan Roser was volunteering at the Saturday afternoon competition held at Wheaton College. He was tasked with marking the distances of the thrown hammers -- 16 pound metal balls (8.8lbs for women throwers) attached to a grip through a steel wire.

During warm-ups, the 19-year-old was standing near the area where the metal balls were landing when he...

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