Junior high football player killed by fire ants

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- A community in Corpus Christi Texas is mourning the death of a middle school student.

Eighth-grader Cameron Espinosa died from an allergic reaction to fire ant bites he got during a football game last week.

The school district said the field was checked for fire ants in August before heavy rains.

"The parents have a deep concern over what types of policies and procedures are in place at the school district regarding one, responding to emergencies when children are at school; how the football fields are maintained; how pests like ants and insects are viewed by the school; what types of maintenance contracts they have," said attorney Thomas J. Henry.

Espinosa's family is considering taking legal action.

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