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Area Teen Dies During Field Trip

Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) A senior at Lackawanna High Scholl recently died during a field trip to Disney World in Florida. A group of 48 seniors took part in the annual trip and included 17-year-old Jeff Cintron, who on Friday complained of back pain.

A chaperone with the group notified his the Cintron family that they were going to seek medical attention for the Lackawanna senior. Cintron was referred to the emergency room by an urgent care physician. Cintron lost consciousness en route to the hospital and could not be revived.

An autopsy is hoped to reveal the teen's cause of death. Meanwhile, a candlelight vigil for Cintron was held Saturday night in Lackawanna and counselors are expected to be on hand when classes resume at Lackawanna High School on Tuesday.

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Locations : FloridaLackawanna
People : Jeff Cintron