Eight-grader at Milton Hershey School in Dauphin County has died following a sudden cardiac arrest, becoming the second student in the Harrisburg area within two weeks of the death of the syndrome.
Daron Lewis Godbee, 13, was under pressure at school, according to his death. He was a native of Hershey and was involved in activities including terrestrial, race, swimming, band and choir.
“We are disappointed when a loyal member of the Milton Hershey School community died,” said the school
The school said that his family donated his organs to the Lifetime Gift program to be given to one or more people. needs an organ transplant.
“Daron's spirit and spirit will live through people's lives. others… Friends, teachers, house parents, trainers, and everyone he knew, will miss it very much, ”the school said. Milton Hershey, a boarding school for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, has approximately 2,1
Jonathan Kuhn, 16, a student and basketball player at High Spring High School, died a few days after being hit by a sudden cardiac arrest on 28 February.
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops. It meets about 360,000 people a year in the United States, and about ninety percent of them die, according to the American Heart Association.
It is estimated by the association that there are about 7,000 people aged 18 or younger a year suffering from sudden cardiac arrest, with only about 11 percent surviving. people often don't show any symptoms before they get stuck. In many cases, such illnesses can only be detected by electrocarcaera, which are not part of routine checkups or physics of young people. However, heart problems among relatives are given a risk factor.
Such deaths in children have been healthy before, often athletes, especially very broken and often they receive news coverage.
While it is considered a public health issue. detection and prevention efforts, medical experts consider that sudden cardiac death is rare, and is not among the main causes of death among young people.
Private organizations often raise money, offer and offer electromagnets to young people.
Accidents, cancer and suicide of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are the three best causes of death for children from five to 14 years.
Milton Hershey said that it provides phycological care and advice to students and staff. A Sunday memorial service will be held in the school. Godbee's family, rather than sending flowers, said people should give money to your favorite charity or Cocoa Packs Inc., P.O. Box 613, Hershey, Pa, 17033.