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Victim of snowmobile crash received CPR

The victim of a snowmobile crash was given CPR. The incident involving Jeffrey Lindsay was a sergeant with the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group in Yellowknife.

Lindsay, 46-years old was from Brantford, Ontario, and the father of twin 12-year-old boys. According to Lt. Col. Tim Halfkenny, commanding officer of the 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, he was a knowledgeable ranger and a great man. Before joining the rangers in Yellowknife, Lindsay served as an artillery soldier in Afghanistan.

Danger while on the slopes

It was on Saturday when Lindsay’s snowmobile struck a snow-covered rock near Reid Lake which is around 60 km northeast of Yellowknife. The police performed CPR but Lindsay was declared dead at the scene.

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

Prompt delivery of CPR

Immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. Although the life-saving procedure will not always yield a positive outcome, it can improve the chances of survival until the emergency team takes over the scene.

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