Chicago high school football player dies after injury during game

A high school football player in Chicago died Friday after sustaining an injury during a game Thursday night. His death is the seventh football-related death of the year.

According to ABC7, Andre Smith, 17, of Country Club Hills, Ill., was injured while his school, Bogan High School, played against Chicago Vocational High School.

On October 17, Texas high school football player Cam’ron Matthews died after suffering a seizure on the sidelines during a game.

Officials did not release information as to the cause of Smith’s injury.

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