A TEENAGE boy has sadly died after collapsing on a high school oval in Townsville.
Police confirmed the 13-year-old child had died despite best efforts by paramedics.
Emergency services were called to Townsville State High School about 2.40pm to reports that a child had collapsed on the Boundary Street oval, reports Courier Mail.
Regional Duty Officer Inspector Glenn Doyle said paramedics were working to save the boy while he was being driven to Townsville Hospital but sadly he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
At this stage police do not believe the death to be suspicious but the Townsville Child Protection and Investigation Unit will be conducting inquiries due to the age of the boy and the location of the incident.
The school are offering support to students and families.
Our thoughts are with the family and all involved x
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