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Thursday, November 02, 2017

High school football player died of 'blunt force trauma'

The death of a 16-year-old football player has been attributed to “blunt force trauma,” and ruled accidental after he collapsed during a blocking play in an Oct. 20 game. Carlos Sanchez, who played for Moon Valley High School in Arizona, reportedly fell to the ground during the play and hit his head.

Sanchez was rushed to John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital in critical condition, and later pronounced dead, reported. Fellow parents on the team set up a GoFundMe page to help support the family, which had raised more than $34,000 in seven days.



Anonymous said...

Football is really a dangerous sport for kids. They practice constantly for just a few games a year. Blunt force trauma and concussion injuries are killing our kids.

Anonymous said...

Cancel it all. Chess will become the next jock sport

Anonymous said...

There had to be an underlying issue, serious injuries in youth football is extremely rare about the same as soccer or lacrosse.