or–bacteria death

8-year-old boy from Umatilla Co. dies from flesh-eating bacteria

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) - An 8-year-old Oregon boy died from rare, flesh-eating bacteria.The East Oregonian newspaper reports Liam Ferguson of Pilot Rock wrecked his bike Jan. 13, with the end of the handlebar slicing through his jeans and cutting into his thigh.It seemed he only needed stitches. But within days, Liam was fighting for his life.