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Thu., June 15, 1995

Kimberlie Patek, daughter of former Kansas City Royals shortstop Freddie Patek, died in her sleep at Blue Springs, Mo. She was 23. She was injured in a car accident and had lived on a respirator for nearly three years. She had not been eating much and her body was showing signs of breaking down in recent months, her father said. Patek was injured early July 21, 1992, when her car went out of control on Interstate 29 in northwest Missouri… . Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer suspended junior reserve center Brent Gibson and senior starting defensive tackle Shane Burton indefinitely for recent drunken altercations.

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