Description:A high school athlete who was paralyzed during football practice more than 13 years ago has died.
Rob Komosa suffered a devastating neck injury at Rolling Meadows high school in 1999.
He was paralyzed from the neck down and relied on a ventilator to breathe.
Komosa died at his home on Saturday night after suffering breathing complications.
In 2005, he received a $12.5 million settlement from the high school.(1:53)