Teddy Balkind The St Lukes hockey player died in a terrible accident. What is his cause of death?
Balkind was a high school student at St. Luke’s School who passed away after sustaining injuries during a hockey game. The game was between two private schools in Greenwich on Tuesday night.
Teddy passed away after a collision on the ice during the hockey game. The head of the school has contacted his family to offer support and help during the time of such tragedy.
Who Was Teddy Balkind St Lukes Hockey Player? Accident Details Revealed
Teddy Balkind was a high school hockey player who was playing St. Luke’s School in a JV game. The game was at Brunswick School, Greenwich, on January 6, 2022. It began around 5 pm on Thursday, and the game was at a normal course.
Balkind, the player from St. Luke’s, fell to the ice during the game. Another player who was near him was unable to stop and ran into the fallen player, reports WTNH.
Teddy drowned and sustained injuries. The game got immediately stopped. The 911 arrived at the scene, and he was taken for further treatment to Greenwich Hospital.
An awful tragedy in Greenwich tonight. A St. Luke's hockey player has died after being injured during a game against Brunswick School. Brunswick's Head of School calls it unimaginable, adding: "We are devastated." https://t.co/lLz2mPFsm1
— Melissa Warner (@ProducerMelissa) January 7, 2022
Balkind’s age might be around 17 years, as he was a high school student.
Teddy was studying at St. Luke’s School, a private co-educational school in New Canaan, Connecticut. He was a star hockey player on the team and will dearly be missed by the school and his teammates.
Teddy Balkind Death Cause: How Did He Die?
The cause of Teddy Balkind’s death is due to the injuries sustained after the horrible accident on the rink. The St. Luke’s hockey player passed away after the injury during a hockey game at Brunswick School in Greenwich on Thursday.
The Greenwich police are further investigating the matter and are yet to disclose more information about the case. St. Luke’s School’s athletic department and other staff are yet to comment on the tragedy.
— John Ferraro (@ferrarohearstct) January 7, 2022
The police did not release further information on January 6 but are expected to provide more details at a later time.
Meet Teddy Balkind Family
Teddy Balkind’s family is devastated by the news of his death. The family is dealing with the tragedy privately and is yet to come forward and talk about it.
Thomas Philip, the head of the Brunswick School, issued a statement after the incident. They were devastated due to the unimaginable tragedy, reports Greenwich Time.