Aspiring College Athlete Dies From Elevator Collapse in Atlanta High-Rise, Officials Say

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An aspiring assemblage jock was killed Tuesday erstwhile an elevator collapsed successful an Atlanta high-rise gathering and crushed him, according to officials.

The man, whose individuality was not released, was a student-athlete astatine the Champion Prep Academy, the schoolhouse confirmed Wednesday. An authoritative determination declined further remark astir the victim, described by the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department arsenic a antheral successful his aboriginal 20s.

The academy offers a post-graduate sports programme that provides men and women the accidental "to gain a four-year assistance astatine an accredited" four-year institution, according to its website. The schoolhouse has programs successful football, hoops and baseball, the website said.

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