Coroner: Pike High School football player died of heat stroke
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 15, 2015) – We now know the cause of death for a Pike High School football player who died after collapsing during practice.
According to the Marion County coroner, Collin Kelly, 14, died of heat stroke due to hyperthermia.
The coroner has also ruled Kelly’s death as an accident.
Kelly was in the middle of a conditioning practice Monday, July 6 when he collapsed on the field.
He was immediately transported to the hospital, and he passed away Tuesday, July 7.
Temperatures were in the high 80s and humidity was above 60 percent at the time of practice.
Kelly was going into his sophomore year at Pike High School.