YUKON, OK. (THECOUNT) — Southwest Covenant Schools is announcing the passing of football player Peter Webb who collapsed on the field during a game Friday, according to reports.
Webb was rushed to The Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City after he collapsed on the field during Friday night’s game against Strother Public Schools. According to the post, Webb was unconscious when he was taken to the hospital.
The Facebook page for Oklahoma Eight Man Football Coaches Association posted the following:
“It is with deep sadness that we have learned this morning of the passing of Peter Webb, Southwest Covenant football player, son, brother, friend, family member and teammate,” Strother Public Schools officials posted to Facebook on Sunday. “We ask for our Strother family to lift the Webb family, football team, and Southwest Covenant school up in prayer as they deal with this tragedy.”
“The report (Saturday) morning is that there is too much swelling on the brain to operate,” according to the Facebook page, reports KOCO.
According to the Oklahoma Eight Man Football Coaches Association, Webb was the younger brother of Southwest Covenant’s quarterback.
Geo quick facts: Yukon is a city in Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. The population was 22,709 at the 2010 census. Founded in the 1890s, the town was named in reference to a gold rush in Yukon Territory, Canada, at the time – Wikipedia.