Waldwick student dies on birthday at football practice

(AP) - A Waldwick teen collapsed and died duringrecreational football practice on his 13th birthday. Sean Fisher's mother tells The Record of Bergen County she washome making cupcakes for her son's birthday

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2008, 5:25 PM

Updated 5,805 days ago

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(AP) - A Waldwick teen collapsed and died duringrecreational football practice on his 13th birthday. Sean Fisher's mother tells The Record of Bergen County she washome making cupcakes for her son's birthday when he lostconsciousness Monday. An EMT rushed onto the field and paramedics used adefibrillator. They were unable to resuscitate him. Fisher waspronounced dead at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. The cause of death isn't known. The boy was due to enter eighth grade next week. The school district is offering counseling services and ameeting for parents is scheduled for at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the highschool.


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