UA student hit by soccer ball dies after weeks in coma

Published: Oct. 29, 2017 at 7:58 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 30, 2017 at 11:22 AM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - A University of Alabama student who was in a coma has passed away after several weeks in the hospital.

Allie Brodie was in a medically induced coma after a ball hit her in the head during a soccer game with friends this month.

READ MORE: #AllieStrong: Friends raise money to pay teen's medical bills

Allie's mom posted on Facebook to let everyone know she passed away. She says Allie never came out of the coma and couldn't handle the complications from pneumonia.

Her ADX sorority sisters are holding a prayer vigil at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Denny Chimes. Everyone is invited to attend.

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