High School Athlete Dies After Being Struck in Hip by Discus

High School Athlete Dies After Being Struck in Hip by Discus

March 21, 2013 Updated Mar 21, 2013 at 3:26 PM EST

A sad story from Texas.

According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, a 15-year-old high school athlete from Texas died last Sunday, nine days after being hit in the hip by a flying discus at a track meet. The boy was stretching when he was hit by the discus, according to the Dallas Morning News report.

Read the Dallas Morning News report HERE.

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