VMI cadet dies after collapsing during training

VMI LogoLEXINGTON, Va. (AP) _ Virginia Military Institute says a cadet died after he collapsed during routine physical training. The Lexington school says the first-year cadet collapsed on Monday afternoon. He was treated at the scene by emergency medical technicians and taken to the VMI Infirmary. He then was taken to Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. The cadet’s name hasn’t been released, pending notification of family members. VMI says in statement posted on its website that the cadet’s death is under investigation.

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