9 year old boy chokes to death at Peggs School - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

9 year old boy chokes to death at Peggs School

Updated:
A Cherokee County community is mourning the death of a 9-year-old boy who choked to death during his school lunch hour.

It happened in the town of Peggs. The Sheriff's Office says it got a 911 call from the Peggs K-8 school at about 11:40 Thursday morning. School workers and emergency crews tried to administer the Heimlich maneuver.

The boy was flown to Tulsa’s Saint Francis hospital where he died. His name is not being released yet.

Classes at Peggs schools are canceled Friday.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.