High school student dies after collapsing during gym class

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A 14-year-old New Jersey boy collapsed and died during gym class at his high school.

Authorities say the Franklin High School freshman collapsed on the football field around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday. School staff performed CPR before the boy was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The boy's name hasn't been released. Officials haven't said what activities students were doing when the boy collapsed.

The cause of death remains under investigation.

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