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Dylan Thomas died after going into cardiac arrest as a result of his brain injury, the Pike County coroner said in a statement on Tuesday.
Thomas, a 16-year-old high school student from Georgia, was struck during a football game on September 28 and sustained a serious brain injury.
He died on September 30.
The GHSA, which oversees high school sports in Georgia said there “is no indication of any negligent action by anyone associated with Pike County in this incident.”

Dylan Thomas died after going into cardiac arrest as a result of a brain injury he sustained during a football game in September, the Pike County coroner said in a statement on Tuesday.

His cardiac arrest was due to “traumatic brain injury due to or as a consequence of a closed head injury,” per the report. The manner of his death has been ruled an accident, according to the coroner.

An autopsy wasn’t needed because Thomas’ injuries documented at the hospital, per the statement.

Thomas, a 16-year-old high school student from Zebulon, Georgia, was struck during a football game on September 28 and sustained a serious brain injury, according to the Associated Press.

During the third quarter of a football game on September 28, Thomas, a junior at Pike County High School, was hit. He later collapsed on the sidelines when his arm and leg went numb, his uncle, Nick Burgess, said. Thomas was then sent to the hospital, where he had two surgeries in an attempt to reduce brain swelling, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.

The GHSA, which oversees high school sports in Georgia said there “is no indication of any negligent action by anyone associated with Pike County in this incident,” per CNN.

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