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Clemson Grad Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury, Dies Samantha Cawthorne, 21, died two days after graduating from Clemson University when she suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while rollerblading. Cawthorne ran into a guardrail, hitting her head. She later died at the hospital.
Paralyzed Gymnast Gets $25.5 Million Settlement Shane Downey was a 23-year old gymnast. Downey attempted a series of tumbling that ended in a double backflip. Downey landed on his head and suffered a spinal cord injury, which resulted in quadriplegia.Downey sued the gymnastics facility for failing to properly supervise him while on the Tumbl Trak. A jury awarded Downey a $25.5 million verdict againt the facility.
Chemical Spill in West Ashley Injures Two Two people were burned by industrial strength cleaner behind a CiCi's Pizza in West Ashley.