LONG BEACH (CNS) - The 16-year-old Downey High School running back who collapsed during a football game at Lynwood High School died, a hospital spokeswoman said today.

Dodi Soza, a junior, died at Long Beach Memorial Hospital, said Rochele Steele. Federal privacy laws prohibit the release of the time or cause of death, she said.

Soza was transferred to Long Beach Memorial to be treated by brain injury specialists, his friends said.

Posted by Amy King