ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 23-year-old New York State police trooper in training died Friday after collapsing during a run at the police academy in Albany.
Donald R. Fredenburg, of upstate Utica, collapsed while doing the daily physical training run Friday morning with members of the 203rd Basic School, at the State Police Academy School for Basic Training, state police said.READ MORE: As Search Continues For Brian Laundrie, North Carolina Coastal Community Remembers 'Bright Light' Gabby Petito
The academy class was about a quarter mile into their morning run around the SUNY Albany campus at 6:30 a.m. when Fredenburg fell to the ground, state police said.READ MORE: Dr. Howard Zucker Stepping Down As New York State Health Commissioner
State Police Academy staff attended to Fredenburg, and used a defibrillator to restart his heart, state police said. But he was pronounced dead at Albany Medical Center in Albany around 7:30 a.m., state police said.
Fredenburg served as a U.S. Marine from 2009 until 2013, and was in his second week of training at the state Police Academy, state police said.MORE NEWS: Storm Watch: Flash Flood Watch Issued As Heavy Rain Approaches
He is survived by his wife, Angela; father, Donald Sr.; and mother, Joanne Cowley.