Boy Collapses, Dies At Football Practice In Minden

An autopsy is scheduled today for an eight-year-old boy who collapsed while playing flag football on the field adjacent to the Douglas County School District office over the weekend and died a short time later.

Officials say the boy, whose name has not been released, was attending an athletic practice for a team with the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department.

He collapsed at ten-23 Saturday morning and was pronounced dead
at eleven-35 at Minden Medical Center, with his family present.