TAMPA, FL — A 14-year-old football player is dead after collapsing during practice.
Police said the Florida teen collapsed about 30 minutes into an outdoor practice at a high school in Tampa Tuesday.
The drills included weightlifting and sprints.
A medical examiner will determine how he died.
But a recent CNN study found heatstroke and heart attacks related to exertion caused 9 of 13 football-related deaths in 2017.
The school issued a statement to ABC Action News in Tampa:
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