Woman found drown­ing in the Ot­tawa River

Orleans Star - - LOCAL NEWS -

At ap­prox­i­mately 6:44 p.m. on March 22, a by­stander came to the aid of a 49-year-old woman who’d been drown­ing in the Ot­tawa River in the area of Sus­sex and King Ed­wards Drive, pulling her out of the water. On ar­rival, fire­fight­ers as­sessed the pa­tient for vi­tal signs and im­me­di­ately be­gan per­form­ing CPR un­til paramedics ar­rived. A fire­fighter then ac­com­pa­nied paramedics and as­sisted by per­form­ing CPR while en route to hospi­tal.

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