Local High School Students Coping With Death Of Classmate

CHARDON, Ohio - Students at Chardon High School were back at school on Monday, doing their best to cope with the death of a classmate at the end of last week, 19/43 News reported.

David Facchiano, 17, collapsed and died on Friday during track practice. Doctors said that he died because of a heart defect.

Facchiano's mother said that her son was born with multiple heart problems, but that he seemed fine following surgery.

A nurse had just recently cleared Facchiano to be a member of the school's track team.