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'Miracle on Ice' coach died Aug. 11

Updated: September 16, 2003, 12:30 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Former U.S. Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks probably fell asleep at the wheel before his fatal car crash last month, according to a report released Tuesday by the State Patrol.

The coach of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" team was returning from a fund-raiser Aug. 11 in northeastern Minnesota when his minivan went off the highway and rolled. He wasn't wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle.

The report confirmed Brooks wasn't drinking, speeding, talking on ...

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