SEPTA Officers Rush To Aid Cashier Suffering Heart Attack - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

SEPTA Officers Rush To Aid Cashier Suffering Heart Attack

Posted: Updated:
(L-R) Officers Dwayne Morrison and Lynne Samanns helped to save a man's life Monday at the Frankford Transportation Center in Philadelphia. (L-R) Officers Dwayne Morrison and Lynne Samanns helped to save a man's life Monday at the Frankford Transportation Center in Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA -

Two SEPTA police officers are being called heroes after they rushed to help a cashier who was suffering from a heart attack at a station in Philadelphia Monday.

Officers Lynne Samanns and Dwayne Morrison were patrolling the Frankford Transportation Center Monday morning when they got a radio call that a cashier was having heart trouble.

"We noticed the individual on the ground, unconscious," Officer Samanns told FOX 29.

The officers say when the cashier stopped breathing, they immediately started CPR. When an automated external defibrillator (AED) was brought over, the officers continued to administer medical care until an ambulance arrived.

Officer Samanns says she has performed CPR six times in her 23-year career but Monday was a little different because she knew the victim.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

    Hamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:42:38 GMT
    Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
    Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
  • September Sizzle

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:55:49 GMT

    Summer is not over just yet!  Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.

    Tuesday (91/72): Clouds/Storm

     

     

     

    Summer is not over just yet!  Hot and humid conditions much of the week with temps in the 90's and upper 80's.

    There is a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms Tuesday.

    Tuesday (91/72): Clouds/Storm

     

    Wednesday (90/74): Sun/Clouds

     

    Thursday (89/67): Sunny/Hot

     

     

  • How Young Is Too Young To Fly Alone?

    How Young Is Too Young To Fly Alone?

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:43:52 GMT

    Would you let your child fly alone? If that answer is "yes," big changes may be on the way for American Airlines. See why you could be paying big bucks for your child's next trip.

    Would you let your child fly alone? If that answer is "yes," big changes may be on the way for American Airlines. See why you could be paying big bucks for your child's next trip.

Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices