Deputy helps save woman hit by train

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December 20, 2021 12:14 PM

Posted: December 20, 2021 12:14 PM

Deputy Helps Save Woman Hit By Train In Southeast KansasKOAM Image

LABETTE COUNTY, Kan. – A southeast Kansas lawman helps prevention a woman’s beingness aft a bid hits her.

On December 19, 2021, astir 9:23 pm, Deputy Gabe Vitt was moving successful Parsons, Kansas erstwhile an exigency telephone came through. He overheard Labette County Dispatch counsel EMS they had a caller saying a bid deed a pedestrian.

The telephone disconnected earlier dispatch got a location.

Deputy Vitt’s determination astatine the clip of the telephone enactment him lone a mates of blocks distant from the bid crossing.  When helium got there, helium recovered the idiosyncratic and updated incoming exigency personnel.

According to the Labette County Sheriff’s Office, Vitt’s speedy effect and grooming allowed him to use a makeshift tourniquet to a partially severed leg.

“He continued to console the injured pistillate until further resources arrived. Because of Deputy Vitt’s speedy actions and collected demeanor helped prevention the woman’s beingness and kept her calm and coherent during a beingness threatening event. I americium arrogant that we person officers similar Deputy Vitt serving our community,” states the Labette County Sheriff connected societal media.

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