The friend told a dispatcher Box wasn't breathing, that Box had been taking pain pills, and later told a police officer "he believed he had overdosed."
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"Honestly I don't need a patch on my helmet to remember my friend," he said. "I'm honoring him the best way I can, and there's not been a day that's gone by that I haven't thought about him."
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