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Va. boy, 14, dies after collapsing at football practice

(Photo credit: WTKR)

(Photo credit: WTKR)

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A 14-year-old Virginia boy died Wednesday after he reportedly collapsed during a high school football practice.

Officials with Oscar Smith High School tell WTKR the student was experiencing breathing difficulties when he collapsed.

The boy was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

WTKR reports the boy was on the Junior Varsity team.

No other details were immediately available.



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