EDMOND, Okla. – An Edmond North High School football player who broke his leg during practice has died.
Edmond School District spokeswoman Susan Parks says 16-year-old sophomore Ryan Smith died Wednesday night, a day after he was injured.
Parks says after his leg was broken, Smith was treated at an Edmond hospital and released Tuesday night.
She says on Wednesday, Smith's grandparents could not wake him up and he was taken to the Integris Baptist Medical Center emergency room. Hospital officials say the teenager died about nine minutes after arriving.
It's not known whether his death was connected to the injury. Officials say the state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy.
Counselors visited students at Edmond North High School on Thursday.