12-year-old Winston boy dies in Portland hospital

A 12-year-old Winston boy died Sunday at a Portland hospital from complications of a seizure and cardiac arrest.

Skyler Cole Steele was stricken while playing Friday at a Springfield water park, an uncle, Rob Price, said today.

Steele was taken from Splash! at Lively Park to a hospital in Springfield before being transferred to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

Springfield police have yet to release the name of the boy, who died as the result of a medical condition and not drowning, the Eugene Register-Guard reported.


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