Coaches use AED to save girl's life during basketball game

? In the middle of an intramural basketball game, a player collapsed and stopped breathing but quick-thinking coaches ran to the rescue to save their

WOODBURY - ? In the middle of an intramural basketball game, a player collapsed and stopped breathing but quick-thinking coaches ran to the rescue to save their student.

On a Wednesday night during open gym night, Hope collapsed and her coaches started doing CPR. The coaches and the players ran to get an AED and used it on Hope who was clinically dead for six minutes. The doctor called Hope?s condition a ticking time bomb and said it could have happened anywhere.

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