According to, a child collapsed at a local school during “Fun Day events,” and later died at a local hospital.

The incident happened Thursday morning, May 19, at T.S. Cooley Elementary School. "The child was immediately attended to by school personnel including nurses. A 911 call was placed, and the student was transported by ambulance to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital where the student later passed away,” said a spokeswoman with the Calcasieu Parish School Board.

On behalf of Townsquare Media Lake Charles, we send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the child, as well as the faculty, staff, and students of T.S. Cooley Elementary School.


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