RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A North Dakota man died following following a boxing match in South Dakota. Laron Peoples, of Dickinson, was a contender in the Elite Male Division at the South Dakota Golden Gloves boxing event in Rapid City on March 19.
Following his loss against Sheldon Wright, Peoples was taken to a hospital, where he died the following day.
Peoples was a defensive back in 2011 and 2012 for the Minot State University football team. He also attended Dakota College at Bottineau. Peoples was originally from Pontiac, Michigan.