Soccer player, 14, dies after practice

August 16, 2008 2:41:44 PM PDT
Authorities are trying to determine why a 14-year-old boy died after falling ill at soccer practice in suburban Philadelphia. The Bucks County coroner says an autopsy failed to show what caused the death Thursday of Shawn Duffy of Quakertown. More tests will be conducted.

Quakertown Community School District Superintendent Lisa Andrejko says that Duffy didn't feel well during the 4 p.m. practice and was taken to a hospital, where he died at 6:30 p.m.

Duffy was set to start ninth grade this fall.

School officials call him a popular student who loved school and soccer.

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Information from: The Morning Call, http://www.mcall.com

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