High school football player killed after log falls on head during practice, cops say

Joshua Mileto, 16, an 11th-grader, died during offseason

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Joshua Mileto, 16, an 11th-grader, died during offseason football practice Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, on the athletic field at Sachem High School East in Farmingville, officials said. (Credit: James Carbone)

An 11th-grade student at Sachem High School East died Thursday morning after a log fell on his head during a training drill at an offseason football camp on school grounds in Farmingville, officials said.

Joshua Mileto, 16, of Farmingville, was participating in a strength and conditioning camp at the school at 177 Granny Rd., police said. Five athletes were performing a drill carrying a log...

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