BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player who sustained a blow to the head during a game in Western New York has died.
The Buffalo News (http://bit.ly/1eY3Y3F ) says officials at Women & Children's Hospital in Buffalo announced the death of 16-year-old Damon Janes on Monday night.
Janes was a running back on the Westfield/Brocton football team and lost consciousness after a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game against Portville on Friday.
The cause of death has yet to be determined.
The Brocton teenager's parents released a statement expressing their "gratitude to those who have supported and prayed for Damon and his family."
Information from: The Buffalo News, http://www.buffalonews.com