Drury swimmer dies after collapsing during practice


Wen Xu, a senior on the Drury University swimming team, died Thursday after collapsing at practice.

According to a statement released by the university, Wen experienced a medical emergency in practice Thursday afternoon, and paramedics were called to Breech Pool.

Wen was taken to Mercy Hospital and pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

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