WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut highschool pupil died after shedding consciousness at soccer follow, faculty officers mentioned.
Windsor Excessive Faculty pupil Elijah-Jay Mariano Rivera misplaced consciousness throughout follow Tuesday and was given CPR by police and emergency medical technicians, district superintendent Terrence Hill mentioned in a letter to households.
Hill mentioned the teenager was not engaged in any soccer drills or tackling on the time.
The scholar was taken to Connecticut Youngsters’s Medical Middle in Hartford, Hill mentioned. “Sadly, the medical professionals had been unable to revive him,” he mentioned.
Hill mentioned disaster counselors could be obtainable for college students and workers on Wednesday. “As a neighborhood we wish to preserve his household in our ideas and prayers and help them transferring ahead nonetheless we are able to,” he mentioned.
No different data on the scholar’s dying was supplied. District officers didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark Wednesday.