11-year-old dies after collapsing at Northwestern High School

Posted at 10:10 PM, Mar 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-01 23:39:38-05

An 11-year-old boy died Wednesday after he collapsed on the track field at Miami Northwestern High School.

Miami Fire Rescue said the boy was warming up for his after-school track club meeting when he suddenly collapsed.

When first responders arrived at the scene, the boy had no pulse and was not breathing.

The 11-year-old was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho tweeted on the passing of the young boy.

NBC 6 has confirmed the child was a student at Florida International Academy Charter School. He was participating in after-school activities at Northwestern High School when he collapsed.

The child's identity has not been released.

Courtesy of our news partner at NBC Miami

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