Track And Field Official Killed After Being Hit in Throat by Javelin

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 5:08 PM EDT

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Track And Field Official Killed After Being Hit in Throat by Javelin

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 5:08 PM EDT

A tragedy at a track and field meet in Germany.

According to the Daily Mail, a 75-year-old meet official died after being struck in the throat by a javelin thrown by a teenage athlete. The meet was canceled after the incident, according to the Daily Mail report.

Read the Daily Mail story HERE.