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Reported fight on Salt Spring Island receives CPR

A man on Salt Spring Island died despite the delivery of CPR. The incident is under investigation by the police. According to the RCMP, the officers responded to reports of a fight on Richard Flack Road.

Timely intervention

They found 2 men performing CPR on an unresponsive man. The Salt Spring Island RCMP continued to perform CPR on the 36-year old man. He was transported to a healthcare facility but he was declared dead.

According to the police, the incident appears to be isolated and there are no charged laid. The Independent Investigations Office opened a probe into the death and investigating if the actions or inactions of the police are linked to the death of the man.

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Immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life.

Delivery of CPR

Immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. If this life-saving technique is executed right away, it can help improve the chances of survival during emergencies. You can enroll in a first aid course to learn how to properly perform these life-saving skills in case of emergencies.

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