Trista Sutter FELL On Daughter During Violent Seizure: 'She Was Traumatized'

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Jun. 20 2017, Updated 3:07 p.m. ET

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Trista Sutter shared new details of her violent seizure on Good Morning America Tuesday morning, revealing the truth behind the terrifying health scare, can reveal.

"All I remember was feeling very dizzy and nauseous, and the next thing I knew, I was in this dream," the Bachelorette star, 44, said, calling the experience a "white euphoria."

Sutter's husband Ryan recalled the incident as well, revealing that it was especially scary for the couple's 8-year-old daughter, Blakesley, whom Trista fell on top of during her seizure.

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"I heard Blakesley screaming, 'Mommy, Mommy!'" said Ryan. "Trista had fallen onto Blakesley in a sort of convulsive state."

"She was traumatized," Trista added of her daughter's reaction. "I think she probably still is a bit. She knows that something is wrong."

While Ryan has medical training in his career as firefighter, the 42-year-old star admitted that his wife's seizure sent him into a panic: "I was checking her pulse. She was shaking and stiff. Her eyes were wide open, rolled back in her head, looking sort of up. She wasn't breathing. She was turning sort of blue."

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Trista, who suffered the episode during a family vacation Croatia, revealed the health scare has changed her life for good.

"I mean, I got up this morning and I thought, 'I need to go to the grocery store,' and then I'm like, 'Oh I can't drive.' God forbid I have another seizure or event in the car. And I could kill someone, I could kill myself. I could kill my kids," said the star.

"I have to have a new perspective in order to keep me and my family and everyone around me safe," she added.

Since Trista's near-death experience, the star has been keeping fans updated — even sharing that doctors have not yet found the cause for her scary seizure.

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