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JV football player in Va. dies after practice

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 1:38pm  ET

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - A Chesapeake high school canceled a junior varsity football game due to the death of a player following a practice.

Chesapeake police tell media outlets that 14-year-old Oscar Smith High School sophomore Jhevontae Davis suffered a medical emergency during the practice on Wednesday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police didn't provide details.

Oscar Smith canceled a junior varsity game against Deep Creek that was scheduled for Thursday.


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