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West Virginia HS football player dies after collapsing during Sept. 27 game


The principal at South Harrison High School says a standout football player who collapsed at a game last month has died.

Principal Greg Moore says 17-year-old Dylan Jeffries died Sunday night.

Media outlets report Jeffries had been placed in a medically induced coma at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown after undergoing surgery to have a blood clot removed from his brain. The running back collapsed on the sidelines during a Sept. 27 game against Lincoln.

Moore says additional counselors were at the school Monday to assist grieving students and faculty. After-school activities have been canceled.

Moore says funeral information is incomplete.

More than 1,000 people attended a vigil for Jeffries last week.


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/07/3675447/south-harrison-football-player.html#storylink=cpy
 

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