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The Patriots may have lost on the field, but their fans won big time in the stands on Sunday...
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Mark McCullough of the Needham Fire Department and Anthony Colella of the Johnston (R.I.) Fire Department saw police running down the stairs to the G-P Atrium section underneath the lighthouse at Gillette Stadium. They followed suit and jumped into action.

“It’s one of those things where it’s not just me, it’s everybody else,” McCullough told “That’s what we do for a living. Even if we’re not working, we’re still out there doing what we have to do.”

Colella checked his airway to confirm he wasn’t breathing and then checked his pulse before starting CPR on the man – whom they estimate was in his 50s – which continued for about a minute.

The man, who was with his son and brother-in-law, regained consciousness and started vomiting. They thought he was choking, but he wasn’t.

He had fallen and hit the back of his head and was bleeding from his head. They got some tissues and cleaned him up the best they could and worked together to keep him awake until Emergency Medical Services arrived.

Said McCullough: “We just happened to be in the right place at the right time.”
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ATLienTiger10 months
I think the guy died at the hospital later. There was a 53 year old fan who passed away.
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LSUtoBOOT10 months
The Patriots could have used some life saving techniques.
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cajunmud10 months
Do you not do mouth to mouth anymore...just chest compressions?
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FowlGuy10 months
If I recall, a single rescuer needs to only perform compressions
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Bravo! Hope gentleman like these guys are around should something like that happen to my family, friends, or me.
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