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First responders revive unresponsive man in Byram Twp

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.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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