Month: October 2019

Timely CPR: Man struck by puck ends with heart failure

Kenzie Lahey grabbed his chest, dropped to his knees and collapsed on the ice. Lahey, 14-years old was playing hockey when he was hit by a puck that resulted to heart failure. Life on the line The referee quickly called for help. The mother of Lahey ran out to the ice. She was joined by […]

Person killed by CN railcar in New Brunswick

A man killed at a railyard in Edmundston, N.B. was a 33-year old father of two. According to teamsters Canada, the man started working at CN as a conductor and foreman trainee. Danger in the railways According to Eric Collard of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, the man was killed by a railcar as […]

Fisherman dies in fishing accident given CPR

A Shelburne County lobster boat captain died after he was pulled overboard about 16 nautical miles south of Clarks Harbour. Unforeseen tragedy on the water According to Barrington RCMP, the man, Larry Wayne Sears, 64-years old of Shag Harbour was hauling lobster pots along with 2 crew members when the trawl line became ensnarled in […]

Sydney man dies in cell despite delivery of CPR

A Sydney man serving time for first-degree murder was found dead in his cell at Dorchester Penitentiary in New Brunswick. Unfortunate demise At the time of his death, Zane Weatherbee, 49-years old was serving an indeterminate sentence since November 2, 1982. Based on a release by the Correctional Service Canada, the staff members quickly delivered CPR and […]