Middle schooler collapses, dies after PE class jog

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A 14-year-old North Augusta, S.C., Middle
School student collapsed and died after a 200-yard jog during a
physical education class.

Cody Fox was pronounced dead at the Medical College of Georgia
Children's Medical Center in Augusta on Monday.

Aiken County, S.C., Coroner Tim Carlton said Fox was a healthy
student and made no complaints Monday morning.

Although Fox had no known physical ailment, Carlton said he
expects an autopsy to be performed Tuesday will show that a
congenital heart defect, or something related, caused the boy's
death.

The school says an emergency counseling team will remain at the
school throughout the week.


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