After tripping over a fallen opponent, a student was killed in a terrifying ice hockey accident.

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After tripping over a fallen opponent, a student was killed in a terrifying ice hockey accident.

Thoughts and prayers are being sent to the bereaved family of a high school ice hockey player who died after tripping over an opponent during the game.

After suffering horrific injuries during an ice hockey game, a high school student died.

Teddy Balkind was injured during a hockey match between an all-boys prep school and a nearby private school in New Canaan on Thursday evening.

According to a statement released by Greenwich Police to the Greenwich Time during the game, “a player from the other team fell to the ice.”

“Another player who was close to the downed player was unable to stop and collided with the downed player,” Police Captain Mark Zuccerella said.

The young hockey player was taken to the hospital and “died as a result of the injury,” according to the report.

According to Greenwich Time, Thomas Philip, the head of Brunswick School, where the high schooler attended, met with Mark Davis, the head of a nearby private school, to discuss the situation.

Mr Philip has also reached out to the boy’s family to express his sympathies.

Mr Philip said, “We are devastated.”

“A tragedy beyond comprehension.”

Mark Davis, the head of St. John’s University, said in a statement to CNN that

The player who died was from St. Luke’s School in New Canaan, according to the school.

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Davis said, “Our community is in mourning.”

“A tragic accident claimed the life of a precious young man.

St. Mary’s and St. Paul’s are both

As we work to support our students and families, both Luke’s and Brunswick Schools are in shock.

“St. Vincent de Paul”

Luke’s sole focus right now is on helping our devastated community.

Thank you for your concern and for acknowledging our right to mourn.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the boy’s family, the players and coaches on both teams, the entire St Luke’s School community, and our own students and families,” Thomas W Philip, head of Brunswick School, told CNN.

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