LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – The head of the high school said that a pupil passed away following a “medical issue” during a sporting event on Thursday night.
“With deepest sympathy, I write to inform you of the recent passing of one of our students,” Desert Oasis High School Principal Ian Salzman said in a letter to parents Friday morning.
The unnamed student “suffered a medical emergency during a sports event” on Thursday night, according to Salzman’s letter.
According to the letter, “employees immediately started offering medical treatment and maintained doing so until paramedics came.”
“It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that the student passed away. The school and the entire district mourn the loss of this young life,” Salzman said.
The district’s Crisis Response Team will be on call for anybody who might want their assistance, according to the letter.
There was no more information given.
Credits: Fox 5 Vegas
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