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San Diego man dies getting his wisdom teeth pulled

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A San Diego businessman died during a routine dental surgery, and now his family and friends are demanding answers.

Marek Lapinski, 24, died after getting his wisdom teeth pulled by a dentist in Temecula. A medical report shows Lapinski was given the powerful drug Propofol during the surgery.

Lapinski had a very bright future ahead of him. The vice president of a high-tech company here in San Diego went in for the routine procedure March 21.

In this News 8 video story, Richard Allyn has more on Lapinski's death and reaction from loved ones.

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