Darton wrestler passes away in Gainesville

Darton State College wrestler, Ben Richards has passed away in Gainesville. / Darton State College

Darton State College has confirmed the sophomore wrestler, Ben Richards has died at a hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

The school reports that Richards passed away on Friday, after collapsing during practice due to heat just one week ago.

Darton says they're coordinating with family members to hold a memorial service, but add that at this time they're giving the family time to grieve.

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