Fourth-grader collapses at school and dies

February 11, 2009 10:58:47 AM PST
An elementary school student has died after collapsing in the school hallway this morning.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Officials with Fort Bend ISD said Paul Tran, a fourth-grade student at Palmer Elementary, collapsed in the hallway on his way to class at about 8:30am. School administrators immediately called for emergency assistance and Tran was transported to a local hospital by ambulance.

Tran passed away while at the hospital. There's no word on what may have caused his death.

A statement from a Fort Bend ISD spokeperson said, "District crisis teams and the entire Palmer Elementary School staff have worked closely with students who may need to talk about the incident."

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