Coroner: Pike County football player suffered cardiac arrest

- The coroner has released the cause of death for a Pike County High School football player who died after taking a hit during a game last month.

The coroner said Dylan Thomas suffered cardiac arrest due to a traumatic brain injury and has ruled his death an accident.

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The coroner described his injury as an anomaly and said nothing could have prevented his death.

Officials said the teen was in great physical shape and had no pre-existing medical conditions.

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