Seaford H.S. student Joseph Tutaj dies on Calif. trip

Sophomore Joseph Tutaj died in Los Angeles after being hospitalized with a high fever.

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SEAFORD - A Seaford High School student died Tuesday in Los Angeles, California.

Sophomore Joseph Tutaj, 15, was in Los Angeles with the school's marching band for a performance. He died after being hospitalized with a high fever, a family member said.

Officials say Tutaj's illness was not contagious.
 

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