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Poway High teen collapses, dies

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POWAY (CBS 8) - A Poway High School student who collapsed at home before school Wednesday was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, officials said.

The teen, identified as Poway High senior Tyler Peterson, was getting ready for school Wednesday morning when he collapsed. His parents performed CPR on him, and he was then transported to Pomerado Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 7:30 a.m.

A cause of death was unknown, though sheriff's officials said there were no signs of violence.

Crisis counselors were at Poway High School to talk with students and staff, school officials said.

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