save possible heart attack victim
On Saturday evening, December 17 just before 9:00 p.m. Trooper
Kyle Stovall came upon a vehicle he thought had been involved
in a crash on US 50 just west of SR 48 in Lawrenceburg.
Shortly thereafter Troopers Cameron McCreary, Brian Earls and
Brent Miller, along with off-duty Lawrenceburg EMT, Casey Nanz,
arrived on the scene.
The vehicle had not crashed, but there was a male driver slumped
in the vehicle and the doors were locked.
Trooper Stovall broke out a window and unlocked the door. Trooper
McCreary checked the driver and found he had no pulse and was
Trooper McCreary and EMT Nanz removed the driver while Trooper
Earls retrieved an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from
Trooper McCreary's car. During this time Trooper Nanz was performing
CPR on the victim.
The AED was applied and two shocks were delivered just prior to
the arrival of Lawrenceburg EMS units.
Upon their arrival, they applied the AED from the ambulance and
administered three more shocks.
At this time the victim, Darrell Waller, 71, of Sunman, regained
his pulse and began breathing on his own.
He was transported to Dearborn County Hospital by Lawrenceburg
EMS and later transferred to University Hospital in Cincinnati
where he was listed in critical but stable condition.