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  • Ex-NBAer Griffin, 25, dies after SUV collides with train

    08/22/2007 5:09:11 AM PDT · by RDTF · 10 replies · 553+ views
    Sports Illustrated via CNN.com ^ | August 21, 2007 | AP
    HOUSTON (AP) -- Former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Eddie Griffin died last week when his sport utility vehicle collided with a freight train in a fiery crash, the Harris County medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Investigators used dental records to identify Griffin, 25, who began his tumultuous pro career with the Houston Rockets in 2001. He was waived by the Timberwolves in March. "The cause of death and manner of death, which also includes toxicology results, is pending," said Beverly Begay, chief investigator for the Harris County Medical Examiner's office. Griffin, a five-year veteran who was the No. 7 pick in...