3 Darton wrestlers hospitalized, 1 critical, from heat-caused illness
Three wrestlers from Darton State College in Georgia were hospitalized after suffering heat-related illnesses during outdoor workouts, with one remaining in critical condition, according to various media reports Friday.
The incidents took place over a two-day period at the Albany, Ga. college. On Tuesday, freshman Alex Washington became ill during an afternoon five-mile run on a school practice field, and was transported to a local hospital where he was still undergoing treatment as of Friday evening.
The following day, two other Darton wrestlers – sophomore Ben Richards, and freshman Jaden Smith – were hospitalized. Richards remains in critical condition; Smith was released Friday.
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Prayers for the wrestlers, coaches and their families...
Re: 3 Darton wrestlers hospitalized, 1 critical, from heat-caused illness
Not good. This happening to one guy is sad and possibly isolated. 3 guys is a coaching mistake in my opinion. Speedy recoveries and may this not happen again, anywhere.