Sacto 9-1-1
March 7, 2013
Esparto High student dies after being found unconscious in weight room

A student died the day after being found unconscious in the Esparto High School weight room.

The male student, who was not identified by the Yolo County school, was discovered at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. District staff provided first aid and called 911, according to Esparto High School Principal and Superintendent Aida Buelna.

He was taken by ambulance to a Woodland hospital and then transferred to a Sacramento hospital. He was declared brain dead on Wednesday.

"The district expresses its deepest sympathies to the student's family and friends," said Buelna.

Counselors were made available to classmates having difficulty in dealing with the student's death. His name was not released by the high school.

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