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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2006, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles running back Reno Mahe, right, pulls away from a tackle-attempt by Baltimore Ravens' Jarret Johnson during the first quarter of their pre-season football game in Baltimore. Mahe announced his 3-year-old daughter's death Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, days after an accident involving window blinds at his family's Utah home.

November 30, 2016

3-year-old daughter of former Eagles running back Reno Mahe dies

SALT LAKE CITY — The 3-year-old daughter of former NFL running back and current Brigham Young University assistant coach Reno Mahe has died a week after she was found tangled in a mini blind with cords wrapped around her neck.

Mahe and his wife, Sunny, announced daughter Elsie's death on social media Tuesday. The announcement says the girl had two neurological exams and both tested positive for brain death. It says she died Tuesday evening. A family spokesman confirmed the girl's death on Twitter .

The accident happened in the Mahes' Utah home on Nov. 22.

The Mahes say they worked to have girl's organs donated.

Reno Mahe played five seasons in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2003 to 2007. He coaches running backs at BYU.