blunt trauma

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Noun1.blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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Signs of blunt-force trauma to the face and a fractured nose suggested punches and kicks.
The Sheboygan County Medical Examiner's Office found he died as a result of blunt-force trauma. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration have been contacted as part of the investigation, police said.
She was reported missing the day before and a post-mortem concluded she died from blunt-force trauma to her head.
An autopsy determined Kim died from injuries to his brain from blunt-force trauma.
She was rushed to Limassol general hospital, where doctors found she had sustained multiple fractures to her pelvis and a blunt-force trauma to the head.
(http://media.local10.com/document_dev/2016/10/29/Autopsy%20reports%20for%20fatal%20boat%20crash%20involving%20Jose%20Fernandez_1477764763145_8248808_ver1.0.pdf) Toxicology reports released by the local medical examiner's office shows the 24-year-old pitcher had a blood-alcohol content of .147 percent, well above the legal limit of .08 percent. Fernandez and his friends, Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Macias, suffered (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-37813524) multiple instances of blunt-force trauma as a result of the crash.
Ruddock denies murdering his daughter by shaking her, compressing her chest and inflicting blunt-force trauma to her head.
He died at a hospital hours later of blunt-force trauma to the head, face and torso.