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Kenny Bui, number 11, shown here in the 1st quarter involved in a tackle in the game versus Highline High School, was injured in the fourth quarter of the game and later died of his injuries.

UPDATE- Evergreen football player dies following game injury

By Tim Clinton

Kenny Bui, a player for Evergreen who suffered a serious injury during a football game against Highline High School last Friday night, died on Monday afternoon.

Bui, a TEC High School senior wide receiver and defensive back, was hurt during the 4th quarter of the game at Highline Memorial Stadium, according to sources, suffering a head injury.

Highline Public Schools spokesperson Catherine Carbone Rogers said he was taken by ambulance to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle where he underwent surgery.

Highline Superintendent Susan Enfield released the following statement:

"It is with great sadness that School Board President Bernie Dorsey and I share with you that TEC High School senior Kenney Bui, who was critically injured in Friday night’s Evergreen v. Highline football game, died this morning at the hospital.

This is a devastating loss for all of us -- Evergreen students, families, and staff, and our entire Highline community.

Our deepest condolences go out to Kenney’s family and all who knew him. Please join us in keeping them in your thoughts and prayers."

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