Teen collapses during beauty pageant, dies
by Associated Press Wire
April 04, 2013 03:25 PM | 491 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — An eastern Georgia high school student collapsed during a beauty pageant and was pronounced dead.

Richmond County coroner Grover Tuten tells the Augusta Chronicle 17-year-old Fredricia Rouse, a junior at Hephzibah High School, was in the chapel at Paine College Wednesday when she collapsed.

Tuten says Rouse showed no signs of injury and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

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Information from: The Augusta Chronicle.

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