14-year-old boy dies of cardiac arrest while running 5K in heartbreaking death.

A tragic incident occurred during the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) 5K race at Everglades High School in Miramar, Florida, resulting in the unexpected death of a teenager. Although the young man’s official name has not been revealed, Western High School Principal Jimmy Arrojo confirmed the heartbreaking news and expressed his condolences to the student’s family, teachers and classmates.A GoFundMe page has been created for a student identified as Knox MacEwen, who tragically died at the age of 14. Described as a respected member of his local community, Knox was a JROTC student, volunteered in the children’s ministry at his church and was a beloved brother, son, grandson, nephew and friend. The GoFundMe page also mentions that Knox’s mother had battled cancer the previous year.

As of Tuesday morning, the fundraising account had already surpassed its initial goal of $30,000, reaching $67,000. The overwhelming support speaks to the community’s deep condolences to Knox’s family during this difficult time.Sudden cardiac arrest is relatively rare among young people: About 200 teenagers succumb to the condition each year in the United States, according to Mayo Clinic statistics. Symptoms of cardiac arrest may include collapse, fainting, difficulty breathing, unresponsiveness, or no pulse. In such situations, immediate notification to emergency services and prompt medical attention are crucial.

The tragic loss of Knox MacEwen is a heartbreaking loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family as they go through this difficult time. Sharing this information allows others to express their condolences and support the grieving family.

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