O'FALLON, Ill. – A junior high school student died Wednesday after collapsing during an AAU basketball practice at Fulton Junior High in O'Fallon, Ill.
Officials say around 4 p.m. the unidentified student excused himself to use the restroom or drinking fountain. A parent then found the boy on the floor in the hallway. He was breathing but in distress.
Paramedics were called and the boy was taken to an area hospital where he died.
The boy did not have any known medical conditions.