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Student dies during pancake eating contest at Sacred Heart University

Posted: 12:46 PM, Apr 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-04 20:24:48Z

A 20-year-old student at Sacred Heart University dies after choking during Greek Life pancake eating contest. 

Caitlin Nelson began choking during the competition and EMT services tried their best to clear her airway but had no success. 

The flags at Sacred Heart University were at half-mast in honor of Nelson.