Boy dies on 16th birthday after being hit in chest by softball in gym class

Boy dies on 16th birthday after being hit in chest by softball in gym class

April 11, 2013 Updated Apr 11, 2013 at 1:28 PM EDT

A tragic story from California on Wednesday.

According to a report from UTSanDiego, a 16-year-old California boy died on his his birthday on Wednesday after being hit in the chest by a softball during a physical education class at his high school.

The boy collapsed about 10 minutes after being hit in the chest while playing a game, according to the UTSanDiego report. The boy was flown to a hospital where he later died, according to UTSanDeigo.

Read the UTSanDiego report HERE.

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