12-year-old collapses during basketball game

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy collapsed during a basketball game at a Baxter school and later died.

Police were called to Forestview Middle School about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday where the boy from Grand Rapids was playing in a 7th grade basketball game and collapsed.

Medical staff in attendance at the game performed CPR and the boy was taken to Essential Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center where he died a short time later.

The Ramsey County medical examiner will conduct an autopsy. The Brainerd Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1d10pXA ) says the boy has not been identified.

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Information from: The Daily Dispatch, http://www.brainerddispatch.com

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