UCF student apologizes for failing to save life

Posted at 6:32 AM, Sep 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-28 06:32:25-04

Michael Namey was a UCF freshman software engineering major who died Tuesday at Central Florida Regional Hospital.

The Central Florida Future reports that he died a day after he collapsed in class

Now the fellow student - who also happened to be a trained first responder - who tried to help Namey during the massive heart attack has posted a heartbreaking open letter on Facebook. In it, he apologizes to Namey and his parents. He also pleads to others to learn the basics of CPR and AED. 

"As a first responder, I was his fighting chance ... I am sorry I failed you. I'm sorry you lost your life so soon."


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