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Hughes Springs football player Westmoreland passes away

Sixteen-year-old Hughes Springs football player Joseph Westmoreland has passed away.

Westmoreland collapsed earlier this month after a conditioning drill and was taken to Childen's Hospital in Dallas. Hughes Springs ISD officials tell KLTV 7 Westmoreland had a pre-exisiting heart condition that was unknown at the time of his collapse.

Memorial services have been set. Visitation will be held tomorrow, February 19 at Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church in Hughes Springs from 3-8 p.m. A candelight vigil will follow at 8:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium.

Funeral services will be Friday, February 20 at 2 p.m. at Mustang Stadium.

The Joseph ''JoJo'' Westmoreland Memorial Scholarship Fund has been set up at First National Bank of Hughes Springs. Donations can be made in Joseph's name.

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