Broward County

BSO identifies Wilton Manors student who died after collapsing in P.E. class

Miami Herald File

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies have named the teenager who collapsed during his P.E. class at the Somerset Academy Village charter school in Wilton Manors.

BSO identified the 14-year-old as Kamarr Scott; they are continuing to investigate the incident. Family members told Herald news partner CBS 4 that the teenager didn’t have any medical problems and hoped to one day play pro football.

Wilton Manors police responded to the school, 225 NW 29th St., at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday and found the teenager had collapsed in his gym class. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue took him to Broward Health Medical Center, where he later died.

The family told CBS 4 that Scott was ordered to run an additional eight laps on the track as possible punishment, but he collapsed on the seventh lap.

“I’m going through a rough time because that was my baby,” Kamarr’s grandmother Rita Green told CBS 4.

BSO deputies had no information on what caused the student to collapse.

Lance Dixon: 305-376-3708, @LDixon_3

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