Air Force offensive lineman Hunter Brown, 21, dies after suffering ‘medical emergency’

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The Air Force Academy announced that offensive lineman and caddy 3rd Class Hunter Brown died Monday after “experiencing a medical emergency while on the way to class,” according to a statement. “The Academy’s first responders were immediately called and attempted rescue measures which ultimately failed.”

Brown, from Lake Charles, LA, was 21.

Falcons coach Troy Calhoun also released a statement:

“Our players, our staff and the entire Academy have been so blessed and lucky to have Hunter in our lives. He was a pure joy to coach and to have as a teammate. “selflessly fired. harder on others than Hunter. His mom and dad, Candyce and Dustin, raised a wonderful son who made each of us a better person. We love our big brother, and our thoughts and our prayers go out to the incredible soul of Hunter and his family.

According to the release, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office are investigating, which is standard protocol for any serviceman and/or on-base deaths.

Brown was pursuing a major in management and a minor in French. He appeared in two games for the Falcons in 2022.

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