Visitor stricken at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove
Written by Domenik Jost
When details first emerged Thursday afternoon at around 12:45 pm local time, reports said a person had drowned at SeaWorld Orlando's Discovery Cove, but later the Orange County Fire Departmemt could not confirm the victims circumstances. The only thing OCFD could confirm is that paramedics took the victim to Dr. Phillips Hospital.Tweet
UPDATE: Nick Gollattscheck, a Discovery Cove spokesman, said: "Today a 70 year old guest suffered a cardiac arrest while swimming in the river attraction at Discovery Cove. Park lifeguards immediately spotted her and brought her to the shore and began CPR. She was unresponsive when she was transported to Dr. Phillips Hospital. Please contact Dr. Phillips for further information on her condition. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family."
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