Family of Northport boy who died during lacrosse game pushes for AED, CPR requirement in schools

Louis Acompora was 14 when he died after

Louis Acompora was 14 when he died after going into cardiac arrest during a lacrosse game. (March 15, 2014 5:53 PM)

The family of a Northport teen who died during a lacrosse game in 2000 is pushing for some life-saving measures in schools.

Louis Acompora was 14 when he died after going into cardiac arrest during a lacrosse game. He was struck in the heart by a ball while playing goalie. Even though he was wearing a chest protector at the time, he collapsed on the field with a lethal abnormal heart rhythm....

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