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CPR given to a child at Lynn Canyon

An American teen died from his injuries after going over a waterfall at Lynn Canyon. Those who are visiting Lynn Canyon were jumping off the cliffs into the snow-fed river.

Although the boy was not cliff-jumping when he died, police are concerned about those who are continuing to launch themselves off of Lynn Canyon’s steep drops.

The 16-year old boy from Pennsylvania who was visiting family in Vancouver was swept under the water by the strong currents and ended up being pulled over a waterfall in the Twin Falls area.

He was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water by bystanders, who started CPR. The emergency responders later performed a rope rescue and loaded the boy into an ambulance. He later died of his injuries at the Lions Gate Hospital.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that can save a life.

Register in a first aid course to save a life

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that can save a life. It is recommended to enroll in a first aid course to be prepared in case of emergencies.

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Learn how to help those in need by enrolling in a first aid course and for more information, check out these sources:

https://www.healthline.com/health/first-aid/cpr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

https://www.webmd.com/first-aid/cardiopulmonary-resuscitation-cpr-treatment

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