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High school football player Blain Alves dies in a tragic lawn mower accident

Deering High School Brian Alves
Portland Maine High School student Blain Alves (16) dies in tragic lawn mower accident according to reports. Blain was #45 on the Deering High School Football team.

Deering High School football standout Blain Alves is dead after a horrible and tragic lawn mower accident. Alves died from injuries he sustained when he was mowing a lawn and got trapped between the mower and a parked boat.

Alves, played football, basketball and baseball at the Portland, Maine high school, according to the Press Herald.

The 16-year-old junior was operating a lawn mower when he got trapped between the mower and a parked boat. First responders found the boy suffering from “serious injuries.”

Peaks Island paramedics worked to resuscitate him, and called a LifeFlight, but he died at the scene.

Alves played on the varsity football team as a fullback and linebacker and would have been entering his senior season.

We at NFL Draft Diamonds will be praying for the Alves family. Please keep the Alves family in your prayers. Blain’s Father is a fireman in Portland. May God lift them up in this tough time.

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