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Football team rallies around boy who lost his mother

10:45 PM, Nov 21, 2013   |    comments
  • (R)Lisa Amaltifano, 29, died in car crash. (L) Dominic Amalitfano, son of Lisa. (Photo courtesy of Letena King)
    
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A football team is rallying around a Jacksonville boy who lost his mother in a crash this week.

Dominic Amalfitano, 12, plays for the Mandarin Athletic Association PeeweeTigers. First Coast News caught up with him at practice tonight where he and his teammates were getting ready for a big game this weekend.

They just won the regional championship.

Police say Dominic's mother, 29-year-old Lisa Amalfitano, died when her car burst into flames after hitting a dump truck on Phillips Highway near Race Track Road early Wednesday morning.

First Coast News

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