CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Baylor Senior Died Of Natural Causes During Run

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

186152214 Baylor Senior Died Of Natural Causes During RunJIM GAFFIGAN, "My kids have never eaten Hot Pockets

181572784 8 Baylor Senior Died Of Natural Causes During RunFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

455079896 Baylor Senior Died Of Natural Causes During RunWATCH: Iggy Azalea & JLO's Booty Battle

 alt=Remembering Jimi Hendrix 44 Years Later

cowb thumb Baylor Senior Died Of Natural Causes During RunCowboys Cheerleaders

WACO (AP) - An autopsy says a 23-year-old Baylor University student who died after collapsing near the finish line of a half-marathon died of natural causes.

The report issued late last month by the Dallas County medical examiner’s office showed Daniel A. Jones died of hypertensive cardiovascular disease, with stress associated with exercise as a contributing factor.

Jones, a Baylor senior, died March 23 at a Waco hospital about an hour after collapsing in the Bearathon, an event that raises money for student scholarships.

Justice of the Peace Walter H. “Pete” Peterson had said he felt an autopsy was warranted because Jones was so young.

Peterson told the Waco Tribune-Herald that he hopes the autopsy results help bring closure to students.

Jones of North Richland Hills was studying marketing and management.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

MOST VIEWED GALLERIES