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Fatally stricken Esko football player got to his feet, collapsed again, announcer says


October 14, 2019

Jackson Pfister would have turned 16 late this week. Credit: Facebook

Grief support was made available Sunday for students at a high school south of Duluth after one of its football players collapsed on the field during a varsity game and later died.

Jackson Pfister, who would have turned 16 this Saturday, was stricken late in the game Friday at Veterans Field in Aitkin, police said. He was taken by ambulance to Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin and died shortly afterward.


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