Archive | February, 2019

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Snowmobiler died despite CPR after cornice accident

A 52-year old snowmobiler died despite CPR after a cornice collapsed under his snowmobile in Whistler. Based on the news release, the Whistler Search and Rescue were sent to Mt. Callaghan after reports of a snowmobiler who had fallen in the area. The man identified as Karl Baker was a founding member of Nanaimo Search […]

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Elderly victim of pedestrian collision given CPR

An 81-year old woman involved in serious pedestrian collision given CPR. The Richmond RCMP are investigating the fatality on No. 1 Road and Tucker Road. The Mounties confirm that an 81-year old Richmond woman died in a healthcare facility after a pedestrian crash. Based on the news release, the woman was struck by a late-model […]

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Malfunctioning defibrillator: Man was revived at arena

A middle-aged man was revived after a cardiac arrest episode despite a malfunctioning defibrillator. The players in an oldtimer’s hockey league helped in saving the life of their teammate last week. The man suffered a heart attack in one of the dressing rooms at Pitt Meadows Arena Complex. His teammates performed CPR and rushed to […]

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CPR performed during multi-vehicle crash in Chilliwack

A multi-vehicle crash in Chilliwack involved at least 3 vehicles and required CPR on the scene. One individual was reportedly killed during the incident on Highway 1 in Chilliwack. Tragic turn on the road There were at least 3 vehicles involved during the incident. One rested on the roof and front windshield of another vehicle. […]

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Abbotsford residents perform CPR to save a man struck by truck

Abbotsford residents helped save a life of a man with CPR after hit by truck on Lougheed Highway. The Abbotsford resident, Jeremy Scholing enrolled in a beginner-level first aid class several years ago but he did not think that he will use it. Road accident When the incident occurred, it involved a 22-year old man […]

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CPR saved both lives of husband and wife

A couple were able to save one another with prompt delivery of CPR. The couple were presented with the Vital Link Awards for using CPR. Diana Stephen perform chest compressions during the life-changing event that saved the life of her husband back in 2015. Diana vaguely recalled how to perform CPR but she followed the […]

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Fishing accident: Shelburne County fisherman given CPR

A Shelburne County lobster boat captain was given CPR after he was pulled overboard. Based on the report by Barrington RCMP, Larry Wayne Sears, 64-years old was hauling lobster pots along with 2 crew members when the trawl line became ensnarled in the hauler. When he attempted to clear the line, he was dragged overboard. […]

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On the rescue with CPR: Five recognize for heroic efforts

Five citizens were recognized for saving the life of a man with CPR who jumped off the Mission Bridge. The 5 citizens – Roger Williams, Martin Hanle, Jessie Garrison, Ron Thomas and Heather Hanle were acknowledged by the Abbotsford Police Board for their heroic efforts. Watery ordeal They were in vehicles when they saw a […]