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Gary Coleman's 911 Call

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Actor Gary Coleman's wife tells a Utah emergency dispatcher in a newly released 911 tape to send help quickly and that the former child TV star is bleeding from a wound on the back of his head after falling at their home.

The recording of the call from Shannon Price on May 26 was made two days before Coleman's death on Friday at age 42. Price tells the dispatcher she's "freaking out" and doesn't know what to do. She can be heard telling Coleman not to move and to try to apply pressure to the back of his head. Price also yells at him repeatedly to sit down.

Price is noticeably shaken during the nearly six-minute call and says she doesn't want her husband to die. Coleman was a child actor in the TV show "Diff'rent Strokes."

 

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