Special Olympian dies after competition

A Wedowee special{}Olympics student-athlete dies after running in a 100 meter rely event{}during the state{}Special Olympics in{}Troy. 20-year old Aaron Boyd, a student with the Helen Keller School,{}went into{}convulsions,{}and was transported to the hospital.{} That's{}where he was pronounced dead.

According to the school, a heart problem appears to be the cause of the death. A spokesperson revealed a recent physical examination of{}Boyd{}did not uncover any health issues

On the Helen Keller campus, Boyd is being described as positive, thoughtful and a superb athlete.{} The school says it will plant a tree in honor of Boyd