Boy Dies on 16th Birthday After Being Hit in Chest By Softball in Gym Class

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A tragic story from California on Wednesday.

According to a report from UTSanDiego, a 16-year-old California boy died on his his birthday on Wednesday after being hit in the chest by a softball during a physical education class at his high school.

The boy collapsed about 10 minutes after being hit in the chest while playing a game, according to the UTSanDiego report. The boy was flown to a hospital where he later died, according to UTSanDeigo.

Read the UTSanDiego report HERE.