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Randallstown High School student dies after suffering medical emergency during football practice

Posted at 11:13 AM, Sep 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-08 11:51:44-04

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. — An 11th grade Randallstown High School student has died after suffering a medical emergency Tuesday.

Sources tell WMAR-2 News that the student collapsed during football practice.

The school's principal sent a letter to parents, notifying them of the incident.

"It is with profound sadness that I inform you of the death of a Randallstown High School grade 11 student," wrote principal Michael Jones. "The student experienced a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital where he later passed away. We are absolutely devastated by this news."

The school declined to release any further details surrounding the unnamed student's death.

"With the family's permission we will share additional information as it becomes available," added Jones.

Currently the school is offering on-site support and counseling for students and staff.

"For those of you who did not know the student we ask that you understand our sadness and join us in keeping the family and friends in your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time," Jones concluded.