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Eagle County deputies save Eagle-Vail man with CPR

Vail Daily Staff
Vail, CO, Colorado

EAGLE-VAIL, CO, Colorado — At approximately 12:38 a.m. Sunday Deputy Corey Bruce and Deputy Scott Hendrickson from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office responded to a condo in Eagle-Vail on a report of an adult male that had fallen on his neck and was unresponsive.

The Sheriff’s Office reported the following:

Deputy Bruce was the first to arrive on the scene. Upon his arrival, he observed a male lying on the floor that was not breathing and had no pulse. Several of the male’s friends surrounded the male in an attempt to gain his attention and receive some kind of reaction. However the male did not respond to the stimulus.

Bruce immediately assessed the male, cleared his airway and started CPR.

Deputy Hendrickson arrived a few minutes later and directed the crowd away from Deputy Bruce, who was still performing CPR.

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After moving people away from the victim and Deputy Bruce, Deputy Hendrickson assisted Deputy Bruce with CPR.

The deputies performed CPR for over 10 minutes. By the time medical personnel arrived, the male was breathing and had a faint pulse.

The male was transported to the Vail Valley Medical Center before being transported to a Denver area hospital.

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