Ex-Giants lineman Petrus, 32, dies of heat stroke

Mitch Petrus

The former Super Bowl champion was 32 years old. The coroner's records say Petrus reported feeling ill after working all day outside and in his family's shop before he was hospitalized.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Petrus died at 10:45 p.m. on Thursday night after being taken to Baptist Health Medical Center-North Little Rock. There's a heat advisory in place again for much of Arkansas on Friday.

"He was drinking water but not enough electrolytes". Petrus did not appear to have any pre-existing conditions, Hobbs said.

Former NFL player Mitch Petrus has died from heatstroke at the age of 32.

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Offensive lineman Mitch Petrus, a walk-on at Arkansas who went on to a three-year National Football League career that included a Super Bowl win with the New York Giants, has died. He started three games in 2011 and played in the Giants' victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 46.

After retiring from the NFL in 2013, Petrus returned to central Arkansas, where he made regular local appearances as a Razorbacks football analyst and was featured on the sports talk radio show Out of Bounds for two years. Dismang's chief of staff during the Legislature's 2018 session, when Dismang was the chamber's president.

The area has been under a heat advisory, with temperatures into the mid-30s Celsius. Many patients experience alterations in consciousness.

Generally, people who work outside or exercise a lot are more acclimated to the heat and therefore less likely to succumb to illness. Ice baths, ice packs and fans are all useful.

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