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High School Sports

January 30, 2014

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HS hoops player dies in western Okla.

CEMENT — A high school basketball player died Tuesday night in western Oklahoma.

The Minco-Union City Times reported that a player died during a game between Cement and Union City. The player was Cement's Seth Martin, which was confirmed via a Facebook post on Wednesday.

"Everybody's in shock," Cement superintendent Danny Pittman told the Oklahoman.

According to reports, Martin was on the bench during the game when he stood up and then collapsed. He was life-flighted to OU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Martin was 15.

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