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15-year-old Coyle student dies after being diagnosed with meningitis

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COYLE, Okla. –  Residents in the town of Coyle are mourning after a 15-year-old student dies from a devastating disease.

Authorities say 15-year-old Gary Myers played football last Friday night and felt fine.

The next day, he was hospitalized with meningitis.

Tragically, he died Monday night.

Officials say the type of meningitis he had is not considered a contagious threat to other students.