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Letter: Rushing to save a life on 9/11

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

At 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, while driving up East River Road, I came upon two cars with flashing lights blocking the way. I got out of the car to see what was going on and I viewed a red car crashed on the right side of the street. The driver had apparently lost control of his car and it flipped off the road. A young man with a flashlight came out near the crash and told me there was a person in the car with no pulse. I asked if 911 was called and he said yes. They were on the way and a nurse from the other car was doing CPR. I told him I was CPR certified and I would stay if she needed me.

Within another minute or two, a man drove up in back of me and I asked him if he was with the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad and he said he was with the fire department. He went down to help. Within minutes, the police came and more cars with flashing lights came in both directions. I decided to try to drive around the two cars and leave the accident. I drove past the two c...

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