O’FALLON, IL (KTVI)– A 14-year-old eighth grader from Fulton Junior High School in O’Fallon, Illinois died suddenly during a basketball practice Wednesday night.
The school’s principal says the boy was practicing with his AAU team in the school’s gym.
He says the boy left the gym to use the restroom or get a drink of water and collapsed.
An adult found him outside the gym a short time later.
Counselors and social workers talked with the students and staff today and will be on hand for a few days.