NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers rescued a man Friday when collapsed at LaGuardia Airport.
The 61-year-old Texas man was found unconscious, not breathing and without a pulse when he collapsed inside the Terminal C arrival area at 2:40 a.m., the Port Authority said.READ MORE: More Omicron Cases Identified In New York; Total Rises To At Least 8
The officers used a defibrillator and CPR on the man.READ MORE: Slain Columbia Grad Student Davide Giri Remembered As 'The Nicest And Brightest Person'
As the officers – Melissa Thurston, Gregory Greiner and Kerry McCarthy – applied the defibrillator and shocked the man, he regained his pulse, the Port Authority said. He was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, the Port Authority said.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Robbed At Knifepoint By Stranger In Queens School Bathroom
The man is reportedly a retired competitive bull rider who came to New York for the Westminster Dog Show.