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Union Pines High School senior Samantha Davis died early Sunday. Davis was also a member of the high school band, which shared a post on Facebook post confirming her Sunday death.
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Officials told ABC affiliate WSOC that Davis died about 12:30 a.m. at Novant Presbyterian Medical Center.
Davis had what seemed to be a seizure during the Saturday morning Hare & Hounds Invitational at McAlpine Park.
Davis' mother, Rebecca Davis, previously has said her daughter suffered a softball-related injury in 2016 that resulted in seizures and an epilepsy diagnosis.
A GoFundMe for the teen says she collapsed at the meet and remained unconscious.
It said the fundraising goal of $2,000 to help cover the Davis' family expenses has been surpassed, with nearly $12,000 being raised by Monday.
"She never put herself before anyone. She always had a smile on her face," her friend Victoria Campbell told WSOC. "If something was bothering you and she knew about it, she was right there to give you a hug and give you all of her support and cheer you up. She was smart and beautiful, inside and out."