Unimaginable Tragedy: High School hokey incident leaves player dead

7 month ago

Greenwich news, Connecticut news.

A high school hockey game had ended in a tragedy Thursday after one of the players sustained fatal injuries and died at a local hospital.

The deadly incident occurred during a game in Greenwich late Thursday, a matchup between Brunswick School and St. Luke’s School from New Canaan.

According to a statement from the Greenwich Police, “a player from the other team fell to the ice” during the game.

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  • “Another player who was near the downed player was unable to stop, and collided with the player who fell.”

    The second player was taken to Greenwich Hospital where he “died as a result of the injury.”

    “We are devastated,” Brunswick Head of School Thomas Philip told local reporters. “An unimaginable tragedy.”