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Teen Without Helmet Hurt in Batting Cage

A Dallas-area teenager suffered a severe head injury when he was struck in the head by a baseball hurled from a pitching machine at the local batting cages. The boy was not wearing a helmet. The boy suffered a brain injury which included bruising of his brain and fractured facial bones. Brain injuries, resulting from not wearing helmets in batting cages, have led to deaths in previous instances. The boy is expected to be OK but cannot play baseball for the next six months. To read more about this brain injury, please click here.