Krum high school teacher saves choking student

A Krum High School student in Denton County was saved by a teacher in the hallway Thursday morning.

Security video shows English teacher Carly Lovelace performing what is commonly called the Heimlich maneuver.

The student was chocking on the lid of a plastic bottle in her classroom, panicked and ran into the hallway.

Lovelace followed her and helped dislodge the lid.

The whole incident, including the hug that followed, was caught on a hallway camera.

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Krum ISD said the girl received medical treatment and is okay.

The district called the teacher's actions heroic.