A 22-year-old man collapsed while playing a basketball game in Lowell Thursday night and died, according to police.
The unidentified man was playing the game at the Kathryn P. Stoklosa Middle School outdoor court around 7 p.m. when he suddenly collapsed.
Lowell police Chief Timothy Crowley described the incident as a "catastrophic medical emergency."
The man was taken to Lowell General Hospital where he was pronounced dead after CPR attempts proved to be unsuccessful.
No other information has been released.
Cox Media Group