A student from Cooper Middle School was reunited Tuesday with the men and women who saved his life after he nearly died of cardiac arrest last summer.
When Fairfax County Fire and Rescue personnel first arrived on the scene they encountered school staff performing CPR on a male student who collapsed while running on the track. Personnel shocked the young man once with the school’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The delivered shock resulted in a restored pulse and he started to breathe on his own. The student was transported to the hospital and has made a remarkable recovery!