Teen collapses, dies at Brooklyn high school

Cardell Lee, 15, collapsed at the High School for Civil Rights Monday afternoon. He was unable to be resuscitated  and was pronounced dead on arrival at Brookdale Hospital. Credit: Google Maps
Cardell Lee, 15, collapsed at the High School for Civil Rights on Monday afternoon. He was unable to be resuscitated and was pronounced dead on arrival at Brookdale Hospital.
Credit: Google Maps

A 15-year-old boy at the High School for Civil Rights in Brownsville, Brooklyn, collapsed about 4 p.m. Monday, the NYPD reported.

Cardell Lee, 15, had a history of asthma, police said. CPR was done and a defibrillator was used, but the teen could not be resuscitated.

Lee was taken to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival, police said. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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