Report: Louisiana HS gridder, 16, dies after suffering broken neck

BY foxsports • September 5, 2015

A high school football player in Louisiana suffered a broken neck and later died after being hit on a punt return in a Friday game.

Tyrell Cameron, 16, was playing for Frank Parish High School in a game against Sterlington High School, his coach Barry Sebren told Monroe, La., TV station KNOE.

An ambulance service was on the sidelines during the game and rushed onto the field to help when Cameron was injured.

The cause of death is under investigation, but KNOE reported Cameron broke his neck.

"Tyrell will live on in the memory of those who loved him," Franklin County High School tweeted. "Prayers for his family. Support from throughout the state is greatly appreciated."