A 51 year old man working at Martin Marietta Corp was nearly electrocuted, after he was hit with more than 400 volts around 2 pm on Wednesday.
The quick response of the Black Rock Police, Black Rock Fire and Imboden Fire Department along with several fellow employees changed what looked to be a grim outcome. Responders arrived to find a lifeless male not responding or breathing. CPR had been started as an AED was hooked up the patient. After delivering two shocks and continued chest compressions the medical responders had a pulse and blood pressure. An ambulance arrived moved the patient to a landing zone where a helicopter was waiting. At the time of the flight the male was breathing on his own, responsive, alert, and talking.
He was flown to St. Bernardâ€™s Medical Center. The accident is being investigated.