The death of a West Bloomfield Township teen who died the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 11 after collapsing while playing basketball at a Commerce Township fitness center is under investigation, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department.
The victim was identified as 18-year-old Bryson Salem, a graduate of Walled Lake Central High School and a student at the University of Detroit Mercy.
Deputies and Commerce Township firefighters responding shortly after 5 p.m. to the Lifetime Fitness Center at Haggerty Road and Commerce Crossing for a medical call discovered Salem unresponsive at the scene. He was transported to Henry Ford Hospital in West Bloomfield Township, where he later died.
Foul play isn’t suspected, according to the Sheriff’s Department.