Weightlifter Dies after 315 pounds Drop on His Neck
22 year old weight lifter and Iowa State university student "Kyle Thomson" died Monday December 26th after losing grip of his 315lbs Bench Press.
Thomson was the captain of a football team and selected MVP for his senior year of baseball.
The young athlete was working out as part of the Warrior’s Advanced Training Program
Kyle Thomson had spotters watching on the bench, says Mark Yontz (Spokesman of the training center)
The weight crushed his neck at the Elite Edge Transformation Center. Staff rushed the athlete to the emergency room. He was pronounced dead on Monday, December 26th 2016 at a Des Moines hospital.