Teen Dies in Gym Class

Teen Dies in Gym Class

NEW BOSTON, Texas — A 15-year-old Northeast Texas boy has died after collapsing at school during gym class. Superintendent Gary VanDeaver with New Boston High School says Steave Surratt collapsed shortly before noon Thursday. VanDeaver says a defibrillator, at the school, was used on the boy. The freshman died later at a Texarkana hospital. Van Deaver said he was informed by a doctor that Surratt suffered sudden cardiac arrest.An autopsy has been ordered.

Counselors were available at the school Friday.


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