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Researches Say Prattville’s Kevin Turner Died From CTE, Not ALS

BOSTON (AP) – Researchers say they have found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL. Announcing the results of their study at a conference at Boston University on Thursday, the doctors say Turner developed chronic traumatic encephalopathy (ehn-sehf-uh-LAH’-puh-thee) over 25 years, playing from…

Funeral Set for Former NFL, Alabama Football Player Kevin Turner

Prattville native and former Alabama football player Kevin Turner has died. This news comes from a Facebook post by Kevin’s father, Raymond Turner, that was later shared by The Kevin Turner Foundation Facebook page: “Myra and I lost a great son today. He will be missed so much,” his father, Raymond Turner, posted on Facebook. “Thanks to everyone so very much…