Mo. Student Dies after Apparent Horseplay

5 years 6 months 1 week ago Friday, April 12 2013 Apr 12, 2013 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:01:01 PM CDT April 12, 2013 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WELLSTON, Mo. - Police are investigating after a suburban St. Louis teenager died after apparent horseplay at his high school.

Authorities say the student collapsed Thursday after being struck in the chest by another student at Normandy High School in St. Louis County. The victim's name has not been released.

Police believe the victim and the person who struck him were playing around. The injured student was taken to St. Louis Children's Hospital where he died a few hours later.

A district spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment on Friday.

It wasn't known if the student suffered from a pre-existing medical condition.

 

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