Nodar Kumaritashvili's Fatal Crash

A controversial tragedy struck when Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili was killed after he lost control of his luge on a final turn, causing him to slam into a steel support at 90 miles per hour. The 21-year-old was given CPR on the site through a plastic tube, then lifted into an ambulance and rushed to Whistler Polyclinic as an emergency helicopter hovered above. He died on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010.
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