49ers team doctor Daniel Garza dies

Updated: October 17, 2013, 3:00 AM ET
Associated Press

STANFORD, Calif. -- Daniel Garza, a leading researcher in concussion and brain-related injuries at Stanford University and the medical director and team physician of the San Francisco 49ers, has died.

The university said in a news release Wednesday night that Garza died Tuesday night at his home in the San Francisco Bay Area. The cause of death and his age were not immediately available.

"The 49ers organization has been informed of a tragedy," the team said in a statement. "We were ...

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