Tragedy in Texas, Another High School Footballer Dies
On Saturday, October 17th, Cam'ron Matthews passed away.
Matthews, was a junior at Alto High School. ABC affiliate KLTV in East Texas, reported Matthews told teammates in the huddle he felt dizzy. A cause of death wasn't immediately released.
“When you have your own kids and you want them to emulate someone and follow in their footsteps, Cam'ron was a perfect example of that,” Alto ISD Superintendent Kerry Birdwell told ABC affiliate KTRE-TV. “He was a great kid in the classroom, unbelievable athlete, but more importantly just a great, great kid.”
Matthews is the sixth high school football player to die since September.
Rest in Peace Cam'rom Matthews.