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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Wayzata football player Ted Okerstrom saved by his coaches

The importance of knowing CPR was demonstrated by Wayzata High School football coaches last week after one of their players went into cardiac arrest during a running drill.

After 16-year-old Ted Okerstrom collapsed, coaches Matt Lombardi and Ryan Johnson responded quickly to administer CPR and used a defibrillator to bring Okerstrom back to life.

Kare11: "Coaches bring Wayzata football player 'back to life'"

WCCO: "Quick Thinking, AED Saves Wayzata Athlete's Life"

Photo courtesy of WCCO.


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