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Tufts College Lacrosse Participant Useless at 20 After Choking in Sizzling Canine Consuming Contest – E! On-line


The faculty sports activities world has misplaced a younger star.

Tufts College lacrosse participant Madie Nicpon died unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 17. She was 20 years outdated. In accordance with the varsity, Nicpon was attending a charity fundraiser at an off-campus, personal rental property in Somerville, Mass. on Oct. 16 when the accident occurred. Authorities informed Rockland/Westchester Journal Information the pupil athlete had been taking part in a sizzling canine consuming contest and choked.

“After first responders carried out life-saving procedures on web site, Madie was transported to Mt. Auburn Hospital and subsequently transferred to Massachusetts Common Hospital, the place she handed away on Sunday afternoon,” Tufts College mentioned in a message despatched to its campus neighborhood. 

In accordance with the college’s pupil newspaper The Tufts Every day, a gathering of help was held by the College Chaplaincy on the college’s Gantcher Heart on Oct. 17. The publication, citing an e-mail despatched to the Tufts neighborhood, reported about 3,000 college students, school and workers members attended. Mourners got candles, The Tufts Every day added, and headed to the close by athletic area, the place they positioned candles round Nicpon’s jersey.