Woman collapses and dies on marathon finish line

265

Woman collapses and dies on marathon finish line

A woman who collapsed at the finish line of the Los Angeles Marathon has died, her family and event organisers have said.

Trisha Paddock, 46, died on Sunday March 20, after running the 13.1 mile race through Los Angeles, her family and the fire department said.

Erik Scott, of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), said on Sunday that Ms Paddock was suffering from “a medical complaint that escalated to a witnessed cardiac arrest”, Deadline reported.

“Medical aid was quickly provided by over a dozen personnel, including LAFD Cycle Teams, and the patient was rapidly treated and transported to a local hospital,” Mr Scott said.

On a GoFundMe site, a family friend said Ms. Paddock died on Sunday night after being put on life support.

 

“Anyone who knows Ryan, Trisha, or any of their amazing children knows that they are truly incredible people,” said Dan Combs, a family friend, on the fundraising page. “Please consider donating to this special family to assist with medical bills and other critical expenses.”

“This is a devastating loss, and our deepest sympathies go out to her family and loved ones,” said the Los Angeles Marathon on Facebook on Wednesday.

“We would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to all the first responders, paramedics, and medical personnel who were immediately on the scene.”

Previous articleAnonymous claims it has hacked Russia’s Central Bank and will ‘release 35,000 files with secret agreements in 48 hours’
Next articleNude man with an erect member pictured riding a bike as residents are told to be alert
Emmanuel
I am a young father, enthusiastic media mogul, crime journalist, psychologist, and life coach, this blog is where I put out my work and also on my Youtube channel. For life coaches and articles to help you through hard times please read emmanuelsblog.com. Thanks for reading my blog, I appreciate it and would love to see you back again. send out love to the world.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here