Funeral for NY teen killed in football training accident

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Posted: Aug 15, 2017 8:09 AM

LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York community is remembering a popular high school football player who died last week during a pre-season conditioning camp.

The funeral for Joshua Mileto is Tuesday in Lake Ronkonkoma (rahn-KAHN'-kuh-muh), Long Island.

Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/2wZUOBl ) says hundreds — including uniformed football players from Sachem (SAY'-chehm) High School East — attended his wake Monday.

The 16-year-old died Thursday when he was struck on the head by a log that he and teammates were carrying during a training exercise.

The teen loved the New York Giants — and also played baseball.