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Caller Hysterics Creates Confusion for New York City Ambulance

NEW YORK – An early morning 911 call Thursday morning sent firefighters and medics rushing to Avenue C in Brooklyn because of 6-year-old boy suffering from cardiac arrest.

The tragic problem was that the boy lived on Avenue C in Manhattan.

When paramedics arrived 18 minutes after the initial call the boy was dead.

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