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How did christopher reeves break his neck? What caused his death?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: A horse accident

He fell of a horse and broke his neck which severed his spinal cord.
Despite the best of care his body was not fully able to recover and like all paralytics he was susceptible to heart disease and pneumonia which were the underpinnings of his eventual death.

In brief: A horse accident

He fell of a horse and broke his neck which severed his spinal cord.
Despite the best of care his body was not fully able to recover and like all paralytics he was susceptible to heart disease and pneumonia which were the underpinnings of his eventual death.
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