High school football player dies after collapsing during game
TROY, Ala. (WHNT)- Charles Henderson High football player Demario Harris Jr. has died our news partners at Al.com report. He was 17 years old.
Harris played cornerback for his team for the last time Friday night.
Moments after making a tackle in the first half of the game Harris suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm. He was taken by ambulance to Troy Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.
School officials have not yet confirmed Harris’ passing, and Troy Superintendent Lee Hicks said there has been no confirmation from the family. Hicks urged prayers for Harris and his family and stressed that the support from surrounding communities has been powerful.
Funeral arrangements are not yet available.
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