7th grader collapses during basketball game and dies

Karl Soliman of Mendota (image courtesy Facebook page for Karl's Krusaders)

MENDOTA, Illinois (Fox 32 News) - A 7th grader from suburban Chicago collapsed during a basketball game and died.

The News-Tribune reported that Karl Soliman was playing for Holy Cross of Mendota at Lincoln Junior High School in La Salle Saturday when he collapsed.

He died a short time later.

All subsequent games were canceled.