College basketball player, Shanice Clark, of Toronto, was found dead at about 3 a.m. Sunday at California University of Pennsylvania after inhaling her chewing gum.
Clark likely swallowed gum that went into her lungs while asleep in her dormitory over the weekend.
The Washington County coroner’s office said 21-year-old Shanice Clark, of Toronto, was found unresponsive at about 3 a.m. Sunday at California University of Pennsylvania. University officials said they were “deeply saddened” by the death of the 6-foot senior forward, who was redshirting after playing two dozen games for the Vulcans last season. California borough police say a preliminary report from medical personnel indicated that the death appeared to be accidental. h/t pix11
An autopsy was conducted Monday.