11-Year-Old Burbank Student Collapses During Gym Class Run, Dies

An 11-year-old Burbank student collapsed during a gym class run at John Muir Middle School and later died at a hospital.

Sixth-grader Austin Cook was running with the rest of his class when he was stricken Thursday. He was conscious initially and complaining of chest pain.

Paramedics were called and the boy was taken to Providence Saint
Joseph Medical Center where he died several hours later.

Burbank police and school officials said the boy apparently died of a heart problem. A Los Angeles County coroner's autopsy will determine the cause of death.
Information from: (Los Angeles) Daily News,

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 11973626 - kolotv.com/a?a=11973626
Gray Television, Inc.