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Teen collapses and dies during conditioning drills on Tampa football field | 10News WTSP

A teen collapsed and died during conditioning drills on a football field in Tampa. It happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday at Middleton High School. A Tampa Fire Rescue crew rushed the teen to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say the teen was a 14-year-old incoming freshman. A law enforcement official said the team was roughly 30-40 minutes into conditioning drills when the teen collapsed. Those drills included weightlifting, wind sprints and water breaks. A police spokesperson identified the victim as Hezekiah B. Walters.