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CPR performed on victims of boat that struck a salmon pen

An unresponsive victim of a boat crash on a salmon pen was given CPR. Officials stated that one person died while three others were rescued after a boat hit a salmon pen in Port Angeles Harbor.

Water accident

A U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew diverted from training after spotting someone on the boat performing CPR on an unresponsive person.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that can save a life.

The coast guard stated that the crew lowered a rescue swimmer who swam to a platform on the fish pier to assist with the resuscitation efforts. A coast guard response boat removed all four people and brought them to emergency medical technicians at the pier.

The Port Angeles Police Department reported that one of the injured adults aboard the boat was declared dead. According to the officials, the salmon pens were not in use when the crash occurred.

Saving a life

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life-saving skill that can save a life. It is recommended to enroll in a first aid course to be prepared in case of emergencies.

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