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Umpire saved by high school player after collapse

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NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. -

It is safe to say that saving someone's life on the ball field is the ultimate act of both sportsmanship and heroism.

A high school player did just that in Newton County this week. He jumped into action after an umpire collapsed.

Alex Norwood performed CPR on the umpire until an off-duty EMT at the game was able to take over. Norwood was recently certified to perform CPR.

Click on video above for full report from FOX 5's Jaclyn Schultz

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