Girl, 9, stops speeding car as mother falls unconscious

After getting lost, Alex said her mother started driving erratically — and she knew something was wrong with her


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FRANKFORT, Ill.  — A young girl in Illinois is being called a hero for saving her mother and herself.

Alex Sheridan’s mother went into a diabetic shock while behind the wheel of her car, so the 9-year-old sprang into action.

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