High School Football Star Dies During Routine Knee Surgery

 High School Football Star Dies During Routine Knee Surgery

Nick Dixon, a senior at Spartanburg High School in South Carolina, had just committed to joining the Wingate University football team next fall on a four-year scholarship, before he died during routine knee surgery. According to reports, Dixon suffered complications Friday during the surgical procedure to repair his ACL and Meniscus.

 High School Football Star Dies During Routine Knee Surgery

School officials released a statement via Facebook, writing,

Nick was a great person, great teammate and a great player…and will always be remembered. Anyone who knows Nick describes him as everyone’s best friend. A talented and highly respected student-athlete.
As D7 grieves this unthinkable loss, we ask Nick and his family be remembered in prayer.

Nick’s friends launched a GoFundMe campaign and raised more than $16,000 for funeral and burial expenses. Keep the Dixon family in your prayers.

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