SoCal player in medically-induced coma after head injury

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A Riverside Poly High School football player is in a medically induced coma after being injured Friday.

Josh Nava suffered a head injury, according to the Press Enterprise, while making a tackle against Rancho Verde.  Nava reportedly underwent emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain and then put in a medically-induced coma.

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