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      Darton State wrestler receives treatment in Florida

      Freshman, Benjamin Richards was running with his wrestling teammates when he collapsed on Wednesday. / Darton State College Athletics


      Freshman, Benjamin Richards was running with his wrestling teammates when he collapsed on Wednesday.

      Officials at Shands Hospital, in Gainsville, Florida, confirm that Richards was airlifted from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Sunday morning and is receiving attention at their facility. Doctors tell FOX 31 that Richards is considered to be in critical condition.

      Darton Athletics officials told FOX 31 that Richards teammate, Alex Washington, who was also hospitalized, remains at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital but is conscience and doing much better.

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