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Lawsuit in death of Riverdale High football player dismissed

Posted at 7:56 AM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 07:56:56-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A lawsuit against the Lee County School District regarding the death of a student who died during football practice will not move forward.

A judge dismissed the lawsuit Zach Polsenberg's family filed against the district.

It said the Riverdale High School football coach made Zach and other players practice non-stop for hours without water.

Zach got sick that day in 2017, and died a few days later.

The Polsenberg family has two weeks to let the court know if they will challenge the judge's decision.

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