A high school student in Spartanburg County has died after collapsing on the track at the school.
Spartanburg County School District 3 confirmed in a statement that a ninth-grader, later identified as 14-year-old Chaquantei Fowler of Cowpens, had suffered a medical emergency while on the track at Broome High School. The county coroner’s office said Fowler was pronounced dead at around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon at Mary Black Hospital in Spartanburg.
District officials say school personnel and emergency medical service workers tried unsuccessfully to revive the teen.
“We offer our deepest prayers and sympathies to this student, his family, and Broome students and faculty,” the school district said in the statement.
An autopsy is been scheduled to determine the cause of death. Officials say there is no indication of foul play.