High school student, 16, collapses and dies during varsity basketball match in Georgia

Mail Online | 1/13/2019 | Luke Kenton For Dailymail.com
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A teenage high school student died on Friday evening after collapsing on the court mid-way through a varsity basketball game.

The student of Eagle's Landing High School fell down to the ground during a match against Woodland High School in Stockbridge, Georgia, on January 11.

Halftime

The 16-year-old, who has not been publicly named, was said to have collapsed during halftime.

A call for medical assistance was made and paramedics used an AED (automatic external defibrillator) to treat to the boy at the scene.

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He was rushed to Piedmont Henry Hospital where he later died.

'We are saddened to share that we did have a student athlete that required medical attention during a sporting event in our county this evening,' a statement from Henry County Schools spokesman J.D. Hardin read.

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'He was transported to Piedmont Henry Hospital,...
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