Amite High School football player collapses and dies after practice

Jim Hanzo
June 19, 2019 - 3:48 pm

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An Amite High School football player died after practice Tuesday evening.

Police in Amite say that 15-year-old Terrance Allen was joking around with players in the locker room when he collapsed.  

Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabonna tells news outlets that  Allen was laughing and joking with teammates when he collapsed in the locker room about 9 p.m. Tuesday.

EMS rushed to the scened and revived him but the teen died less than an hour later at a hospital   

Official cause of death has not been announced and an autopsy will be performed Thursday. 

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