Child knocked unconscious during football game at Horizon Middle School
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — A child was hit, knocked out, and taken to the hospital during a football game at Horizon Middle School.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department says one player on the field was knocked unconscious during a kickoff.
Those on the field around the player began performing CPR and applied an AED (automatic external defibrillator), though no shocks were administered.
Medical personnel arrived on the scene around 5 p.m.
By the time they got on the field though, the player was conscious again and alert. He was carted off the field and gave a thumbs up to the crowd.
The player was still in pain and taken to a hospital.
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