Louisiana high school football player dies after practice

terrance allenTwitter photos from @JonahMGilmore

Our prayers go out to the family of Terrance Allen and the entire Amite High School community after the 15-year old Allen died Tuesday after a football practice.

According to WVUE-TV, Allen, a defensive tackle, had a pulse after collapsing in the team’s locker room, but passed away before arriving at a local hospital.

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