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Teen Girl Collapses on Villa Maria Athletic Field

The girl was taken to Paoli Hospital by ambulance.

A teenage girl collapsed on the athletic field of Thursday afternoon, according to and , whose paramedics responded to the scene.

Early reports indicate that a 16-year-old cross-country runner suffered a seizure or cardiac arrest on the field hockey field, and might have been revived with a defibrillator. She was taken by Malvern Fire Company ambulance to Paoli Hospital.

No more information about her condition is available at this time.

cast4 September 14, 2012 at 01:10 AM
I'm going to say if an AED was used it was most likely an arrest. Pretty big difference between that and a seizure.
cast4 September 14, 2012 at 01:11 AM
Hopefully she's alright as well.
Pete Kennedy (Editor) September 14, 2012 at 01:25 AM
Cast4: Agreed—but can't confirm the use of AED at this time.
Lisa Goldschmidt September 14, 2012 at 11:03 AM
Please give us more information as you get it. Praying for her.
Lauren September 15, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Is she alright now?
Pete Kennedy (Editor) September 21, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Update: She will make a full recovery according to the school. http://malvern.patch.com/articles/villa-maria-student-who-collapsed-is-on-road-to-full-recovery

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