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Family of Bronx teen who died during football practice raising money for funeral

8/26/2017, 7:15 a.m.
The family of a teenager who died after he suffered a medical incident during a high school football practice is ...
Dominick Bess (Courtesy Mead/Bess family)

The family of a teenager who died after he suffered a medical incident during a high school football practice is raising money to help pay funeral expenses.

As of Friday afternoon, crowdfunders have raised more than $10,000 for the funeral of Dominic Bess. The goal is $25,000. Click here to make a donation.

The 14-year-old football player was running sprints at Mount Saint Michael Academy around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday when he experienced a medical episode, police sources said. The coaches performed CPR as they waited for medical help to come.

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