18-year-old collapses playing basketball, dies - WNEM TV 5

18-year-old collapses playing basketball, dies

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COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, MI (AP) -

Authorities say an 18-year-old has collapsed and died while playing basketball at a fitness club in southeastern Michigan.

The Detroit Free Press reports an autopsy was planned after Bryson Salem of Oakland County's Commerce Township was pronounced dead at a hospital on Tuesday.

He collapsed at the club in Commerce Township.

A television station in Detroit reports he was described as a healthy person.

Salem was a graduate of Walled Lake Western High School.

Isam Salem says his son was a freshman at the University of Detroit studying pre-dentistry.

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