Georgia student dies during wrestling practice

Raquel Erhard – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor

Columbus, GA, United States (4E) – A 16-year-old high school student from Columbus, Georgia has died after collapsing during a wrestling practice Monday morning.

Muscogee County School District officials said Adrian Rogers, a Carver High School student, was rushed to The Medical Center after the incident and was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley said Rogers was jogging with several people during a wrestling practice when he went into cardiac arrest.

His body will be sent to Atlanta for an autopsy.

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