High School Football Player Dies After Collapsing on Field

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A 15-year-old boy died after he collapsed on the field during a football game Friday night in Aitkin.

Police say Esko sophomore Jackson Pfister collapsed during the final minutes of the varsity game at Veterans Field and was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later.

Those who knew Pfister said he was medically cleared to play football, but was born with a heart condition.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner is investigating the cause of death.

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