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Student dies after playing basketball after school

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PEARLAND, Texas (FOX 26) -

A high school student has died after he played basketball with friends on Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement released by the Pearland Independent School District.

The student was playing after school was dismissed at an elementary school playground when he collapsed.

An ambulance arrived to the playground and brought the student to Memorial Hermann Hospital - Texas Medical Center where he later died.

Counselors will be available to meet with students and staff beginning on Thursday.

The name of the student is not being released by request of his family.

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