BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – First responders used life-saving measures to revive a 60-year-man Tuesday afternoon in Byram Township, police said.
On Sept. 15, at 12:30 p.m., township officers were dispatched to an unknown medical emergency at a residential address and while officers were responding, the nature of the medical emergency was upgraded to CPR in progress, police said.
When officers arrived, they found the 60-year-old man not breathing and had no pulse. Sergeant Daniel DeWald, Officer Victor Marin and Officer Marcus Lisa performed CPR, attached an Automatic External Defibrillator and removed a large quantity of food from the victims airway, police said.
EMTs from Lakeland Emergency Squad and paramedics from St. Clare’s responded to the scene and took over lifesaving efforts from the officers, police said.
The man regained a pulse and began to breathe again. He was transported to an area hospital, where he was admitted for further care, police said.