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The L.A. County coroner says Tutaj had an enlarged heart, but the cause of death was natural. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

SEAFORD - The 15-year-old Seaford teenager who died suddenly on a school trip to California apparently suffered from an invasive strep infection.

The L.A. County coroner says Joseph Tutaj had an enlarged heart, but the cause of death was natural.

Tutaj died less than 24 hours after he was taken to a Los Angeles hospital on February 19. He was on a class trip with the Seaford High School marching band when he passed away.

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