5-Year-Old Alerts Neighbors When Dad Suffers Brain Aneurysm

A 5-year-old Massachusetts girl has been praised for alerting neighbors when her father suffered a brain aneurysm, MyFOXBoston.com reports.

Krystina Coakley, of Methuen, Mass., alerted neighbors when her father Barry suffered a brain aneurysm over the Fourth of July holiday.

"I was watching TV in my room and then I heard 'Boom,'" Krystina told MyFOXBoston.com. "Right to floor."

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She ran two doors down to a neighbor's house. They called for help.

Her father, a custodian, cannot yet speak and is recuperating in a facility, MyFOXBoston.com reported.

"I went to get somebody for help," the girl said.