Teen Survives Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Updated: Friday, 26 Feb 2010, 10:28 PM EST
Published : Friday, 26 Feb 2010, 10:28 PM EST

Reported By: George Franco | Edited By: Leigah Baugham

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. (MyFOX ATLANTA) – Newton County emergency medical workers said what is called a chain of survival saved a 17- year-old student who went into cardiac arrest at school.

James Norrington said it was combination of people and events that saved his life, from the school nurse to the emergency medical technicians.

Norrington was in physical education class when he said he started feeling ill. The Newton County teen said he ran up some stairs, headed out of the doors and went over to the school’s clinic, where he collapsed.

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