This is terrible news. Prayers go out to the family during this time.

A youth baseball player has died of a heart attack while taking team pictures in Georgia.

WTVC reports Brantley Chandler collapsed on the field in Rock Spring shortly after taking his individual photo.

His mother, Meghan Bryson, says her son was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome – a rare congenital heart defect. The abnormality affects nearly 1,000 babies born each year in the US.

The first grader died on March 28. According to his obituary, he loved baseball and the outdoors. Brantley Chandler was 6-years-old.

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