Officials say 26-year-old firefighter recruit died after medical emergency during training

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) – Chesterfield officials say a 26-year-old recruit died Sunday morning following a medical emergency during physical training.

Chesterfield County Fire and EMS reported the death of Firefighter Recruit Tyvaughn Eldridge, a Richmond resident, on Saturday morning. Officials say he died early Saturday after a medical emergency on July 1.

A release from Chesterfield County said the emergency happened during daily physical training, but additional details were not disclosed.

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