Georgia high school football player injured during game dies

Posted at 2:08 PM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 16:08:10-04

ZEBULON, Ga. – A Pike County High School football player who was injured during a game Friday night has passed away.

Dylan Thomas, a linebacker on the team, suffered a head injury during the game against Greenville High School.

He was airlifted from the field and taken to Grady Hospital in Atlanta where he passed away Sunday night.

Pike County High School, located in Zebulon, GA, is about an hour south of Atlanta.

Thomas’ friends and family gathered on the high school football field on Sunday as a show of support. A donation page has been set up on Facebook to assist the family.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced.