Midland Lee Girl’s Basketball Player Dies After Practice

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UPDATE: An earlier version of this story stated that the player died during the team’s practice. The player received several CPR attempts at Midland Memorial Hospital and was pronounced dead around 7 PM.

A Midland Lee girl’s basketball player died Wednesday following practice, a spokesperson for Midland ISD has confirmed to Big 2/Fox 24.

The girl, who was a minor, fainted during practice and was then transported to Midland Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to Midland ISD Chief Communications Officer Lacy Sperry.

The cause of death is unknown. An autopsy will be performed at a later date.

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