2 Canadians, Cops Revive Heart Attack Victim in Huntington Station

Father and son discover man on ground, initiate CPR before officers arrive.

Two Canadians and local police officers helped save a man's life in Huntington Station early Tuesday, according to police.

Daniel Vanasse, 58, and his son Nicholas Vanasse, 22, both from Quebec, Canada, were making a delivery for WPW Growers on West Pulaski Road when they noticed a man on the ground across from the location at 8:41 a.m. in cardiac arrest, according to a police statement.

say, the elder Vanasse initiated CPR while his son reached out to someone who called 911.

Suffolk County Police Officer Joshua Parsons later arrived and began chest compressions on the victim as officers James Garside, Angela Ferrara, David Weymouth and Peter Kieseheuer assisted during the rescue.

The victim, a Suffolk County Parks Department employee, was transported to by the to Huntington Hospital. His condition is unknown.

Mary Beth Steenson Kraese January 24, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Congrats again to Jim and Angela!!! Twice in one week! True Heroes! Kudos to all involved in this incident! Job well done, and another life saved!
Diane Schaber January 24, 2012 at 10:30 PM
thank you for your great help with this victim. we need more people like u!!!!
billy beech January 25, 2012 at 01:56 PM
The patient was stabilized and transported by the Cold Spring Harbor Fire Department.Job well done by all


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