20-year-old Brentwood native dies in fall in Switzerland

20-year-old Brentwood native dies in fall in Switzerland (Image 1)
20-year-old Brentwood native dies in fall in Switzerland (Image 1)

Family and friends of a rising soccer star from Brentwood are mourning his death.

Twenty-year-old Brentwood native David Taaffe died Monday from injuries he sustained during a fall while hiking in Switzerland.

Taaffe was a midfielder on the soccer team at Covenant College in Georgia.

He was a 2011 graduate of Christ Presbyterian Academy, where he earned all-state honors his junior year.

Taaffe is survived by his parents and four older siblings.

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