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Soccer Player Dies During Game

October 6, 1998

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ A 17-year-old high school soccer player hit his head on a goalpost Monday and died from the blow, Jamaican police reported.

They identified the player as Ronald Manley of the Garvey Maceo High School in Clarendon. Manley, a goalie, was trying to block a kick into the goal during the DaCosta Cup Football Competition against Clarendon College.

He was knocked unconscious and died soon afterward at Clarendon’s May Pen Hospital.

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