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Fund to help kids with head injuries

Updated: April 2, 2012, 3:43 PM ET
Associated Press

MUNCIE, Ind. -- The family and friends of the late NFL star Dave Duerson have begun a program to help high school and middle school athletes in his hometown of Muncie who suffer head injuries.

The Dave Duerson Muncie Community Schools Athletic Safety Fund is designed to help them avoid chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition caused by repeated brain trauma. Duerson suffered from it before killing himself a year ago.

The Star Press reported Sunday the program will begin next ...

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