Dupree High School basketball player collapses and dies during practice

ZIEBACH COUNTY, SD — A high school basketball player in Ziebach County collapsed and died during practice on Monday.

During a Monday night boy’s basketball practice at Dupree High School one of the players collapsed while the team was doing wind-sprints.

According to the Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore, life-saving measures were performed until first responders arrived.

The boy was transported to Indian Health Services in Eagle Butte, but he could not be revived.

The boy’s name and the cause of death have not been released at this time. Cheyenne River Sioux tribe law enforcement is investigating.

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