High school basketball player collapses and dies during game

Ponca City Now - January 31, 2014 6:38 am

CEMENT, Okla. (AP) – A high school basketball player in a small Oklahoma town has collapsed and died. Ninth-grader Seth Martin collapsed and later died during a game Tuesday night in Cement. Cement Public Schools superintendent Danny Pittman says Martin asked to be taken out of the game against Union City. Pittman says the high school player sat down and then stood up and collapsed. Details of the death aren’t being released, but doctors told staff at the school that Marin died after having a sporadic heartbeat.


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