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American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology:
doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181875aed
Case Reports

Accidental Through and Through Penetrating Injury to the Neck

Koehler, Steven A. PhD, MPH; Shakir, Abdulrezak MD; Williams, Karl E. MD, MPH

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Abstract

We present the case of a 24-year-old driver who died when a metal pole entered the front windshield, traveled through the victim's neck, and then exited via the back windshield. This case illustrated an unusually penetration injury and the importance of a through and complete death scene investigation.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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