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Hall High School player dies after collapsing during football practice

Posted by wlpo on August 8, 2012

High school football fields across the area were busy with players getting in their first practices of the new season.  At Hall High School practice came to an unexpected halt when a 17 year old student collapsed during a non-contact agility drill Wednesday afternoon.

911 was called and Daniel Lule was taken by ambulance to St. Margaret’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after 1:30pm.

His death is being investigated by the Bureau County Coroner’s Office.

Students, family and friends of Lule will be able to speak with grief counselors at the school at 10am Thursday and at 8am Friday.

School officials have described Lule as, “a wonderful young man who was a Red Devil through and through.”

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