Wow, I never heard of this kind of thing happening at a track and field event. It doesn't make sense. Horrible!
CNN reports an Illinois college student is dead after being hit during a hammer throw event, officials said.Wheaton College identified the victim as Ethan Roser, 19, a freshman transfer student from Cincinnati, Ohio. Roser died after being accidentally struck with a hammer Saturday, according to a Wheaton statement. He had been volunteering at a track and field competition on the campus in suburban Chicago.Roser was treated by paramedics at the scene and transported to a local hospital, where he died, the statement said.