|Rescue forges bond between men|
|Written by Joe Awad|
|Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:57 PM|
Imagine: a kayaker is struck with a heart attack. His craft hangs up on a sandbar. He gets a fortunate cell single, and identifies his position by a landmark. But life-saving personnel are impeded by a 40-foot-bluff. A chopper pilot spots the kayak, swoops down, whisks the man into the helicopter, and flies to the squad in 30 seconds. The kayaker lives.
The kayaker is Cliff Geer, 68, Miami Township, the Whitewater River, Campbell Lakes Preserve, Harrison Life Squad, and pilot Mike Payne, 45, who was inspecting pipeline for Texas Gas Company on the Indiana side about 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30.
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|Last Updated on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 5:06 PM|