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Princeton HS athlete who collapsed on soccer field has died

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Posted at 3:05 PM, Jun 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-25 18:16:06-04

SHARONVILLE, Ohio — A Princeton High School student-athlete has died after collapsing on a soccer field Thursday, the school district announced Friday afternoon.

Student Ethan Trejo collapsed during a soccer conditioning session Thursday, according to the district. Officials released a statement Friday:

Last evening, during soccer conditioning a 16-year-old student collapsed on the field at Princeton High School. The athletic trainer on-site administered AED and CPR immediately until an ambulance arrived to transport the student to the hospital. Although he arrived at the hospital with vitals, we learned that around 9:30 p.m. last evening he passed away.

The cause of Trejo's death was still under investigation Friday afternoon.

WCPO will update this story.