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High School Football Player Dies

A Kentucky high school football player who collapsed during practice has died.

15-year-old Max Gilpin died last night at a Louisville hospital, three days after he and another player collapsed at Pleasure Ridge Park High School. Both players said they had trouble breathing shortly before. The other player, a senior, was released from the hospital Friday.

The temperature during Wednesday's practice was 94 degrees, but school officials say coaches did nothing wrong because the players had regular water breaks.


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