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SOMERSET, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A high school freshman has died after becoming unresponsive during a physical education class in New Jersey.

The 14-year-old required medical attention around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday on a field at Franklin High School in Somerset.

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School staffed called 911 and started CPR until emergency personnel arrived.

The student was rushed to Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center, where he died.

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“We are providing counseling to our staff and students,” Mary L. Clark, a district spokesperson said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the student’s family at this time.”

There was no word on what caused his death.