Dispatcher gives lifesaving CPR instructions, receives Life Saver pin

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A dispatcher at the New River Emergency Communications Regional Authority has been recognized for her life saving efforts.

Whitney Bedwell was recognized with a Life Saver pin on Friday for being instrumental in a cardiac arrest call at the New River Mall in December.

Whitney was able to give lifesaving CPR instructions to a patient’s wife before police and EMS crews arrived on scene.

The patient was able to walk out of the hospital a few days later.

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