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      Police: Oregon man died after fight outside 7-Eleven

      EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Eugene police say a 23-year-old man who died Wednesday after being found unconscious in a downtown alley had been in a fight earlier that morning.

      Spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin said Friday that investigators determined that Dean Eric Sweeden was in an altercation between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. near the 7-Eleven at 7th Avenue and Jefferson Street.

      The injured man was found about six hours later. He was taken to a Springfield hospital, where he later died.

      Eugene police want to hear from anyone who saw the fight or has information about the case.
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