Carrie Fisher in Critical Condition After Heart Attack

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Carrie Fisher, star of the Star Wars franchise, is in critical condition this Friday after suffering a “cardiac episode” during a flight from London to Los Angeles, according to airline and emergency officials.

Fisher, 60, was rushed to the hospital by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics shortly after noon, after her 11-hour flight touched down at LAX. Just prior to arrival, a pilot told the control tower that passengers who were nurses were attending to an unresponsive passenger.

According to the LAX Police Department, officers responded to Terminal 7 around 12:15 p.m., for a call of a female passenger in cardiac arrest. On arrival, they found paramedics performing CPR on the victim, according to Officer Alicia Hernandez.

Update: Carrie has passed away...more here.

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