Kings students offered free heart screenings

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) –    An event aimed at preventing sudden cardiac arrest deaths among young people is held in Wilkes-Barre.        

King’s College held free heart screenings and electro-cardiograms for students ages 12 to 19.

The Peyton Walker Foundation sponsored the event.

Peyton was a king’s sophomore who died in 2013 from sudden cardiac arrest.

Students were also trained in CPR and how to use an AED.

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