WALLKILL, N.Y. — A high school football player in upstate New York has died of unknown causes after the first day of practice, authorities said.
Seventeen-year-old Wallkill High School student Miguel Lugo suffered a medical emergency following practice Monday. The Wallkill Central School District said the teenager was taken to a hospital, where he died.
No cause of death has been determined.
A call to the Ulster County medical examiner’s office was not returned Wednesday morning.
A GoFundMe page seeking help with funeral expenses had raised nearly $24,960 as of Wednesday. The Wallkill district said school counselors would be available for the community.