LAREDO, Texas (WSMV) - The Tennessee Army National Guard crediting one of its soldiers with saving a man's life in Texas this week.
Staff Sgt. Christopher Hurley heard a radio call that someone had collapsed and needed assistance on Monday. The trained Army medic and civilian paramedic found that person not breathing and without a pulse.
Hurley immediately started CPR. The person regained consciousness and was responsive when EMS arrived to transport him to a nearby hospital.
"Staff Sgt. Hurley's willingness to step up in a time of need exemplifies the ideals of what it is to be a Soldier," Army National Guard Capt. Billy Blackwell, Hurley's company commander, said in a statement on Friday.