Painful: Boy, 9, Dies After Goal Posts Fell on Him During Football Match With Church Group

Tommasso Cerase ran headfirst into the post before it fell and crushed him to death while he was playing a match

Park West High School, where the tragedy happened (Image: Google Street View)

Tommasso Cerase ran headfirst into the post before it fell and crushed him to death .

The horrific incident happened at 10am local time this morning in Manhattan, New York, in the U.S.

He was playing a match with other children from his church group when the horrific tragedy struck.

Police were called and found him with a severe head injury, unconscious and unresponsive.

He was rushed to hospital but doctors said there was nothing more they could do and he was pronounced dead.

His family have been informed and the investigation is ongoing, according to the New York Post.

The church group is believed to use the school, at Park West High School in 50th Street, for indoor socce

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