Cops, Good Samaritan Come to Aid of Man in Cardiac Arrest on Train

From: Peekskill-Cortlandt Patch

A 53-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest on a Metro-North train started breathing again after another passenger delivered CPR and officials shocked him with a defibrillator.

State troopers responded at about 12:50 p.m. Sunday to the Cortlandt Train Station on Memorial Drive in Montrose.

"Troopers arrived on scene and located a 53-year-old male in full  cardiac arrest receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by another Metro-North train passenger," authorities said. "Troopers immediately placed the automated  external defibrillator (AED) on the subject and two shocks were administered."


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