Good samaritan saves life at Tioga Downs Casino

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NICHOLS, N.Y. (WETM) – An Endicott man is praising good samaritans at Tioga Downs Casino after they helped save his life during a medical emergency.

Gary Crandall was sitting at the blackjack table when he had a lethal arrhythmia. A bystander began CPR while a Tioga Downs employee retrieved an AED.

The employee was able to revive Crandall until EMS could arrive and transport Crandall to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.

According to Guthrie, Crandall had three stents and a pacemaker put in and is recovering well.

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