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11-year-old boy to be honored for saving his sister’s life
Jun 13, 2022, 8:00 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:31 am
HEBER CITY, Utah — Heber City emergency personnel will present 11-year-old Tristen Treu with the city’s “Busted” lifesaving award on Tuesday.
First responders say Tristen saved the life of his sister, Maya Treu, on Sunday as the two were in their backyard.
The parents told police that Maya had suffered a seizure while swimming in their backyard swimming pool. Tristen jumped in and kept her head above water until help could arrive.
Because of his quick efforts, first responders say that Tristen saved his sister’s life. Originally, emergency personnel were responding to a report of a possible drowning.
Tristen will receive the award in Heber City at 3 p.m.
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