He was a high school quarterback
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - A hospital spokeswoman in eastern Texas
says a high school quarterback has died after collapsing on the
sideline during a game.
Memorial Hermann Baptist-Orange Hospital spokeswoman Mary Poole
told The Associated Press that West Orange-Stark senior Reggie
Garrett died at the Beaumont hospital about 9:30 p.m. Friday. She
said no cause of death has been determined, and an autopsy was
The Beaumont Enterprise reports that Garrett collapsed on the
sideline during the second quarter shortly after throwing his
second touchdown of the game against Jasper. Head coach Dan Hooks
says Garrett appeared to suffer a seizure.
Fans clapped and shouted encouragement as medics took Garrett
off the field, and the game resumed soon after medics put him in an
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