Green River Star -

By David Martin

CPR, quick action saves man's life


Star photo by David Martin

Chester Sliter, right, hugs Green River Fire Fighter Austin Rider Tuesday evening at the Castle Rock Hospital District ambulance barn. Rider was one of many emergency responders who helped save Sliter after he suffered from cardiac arrest.

Chester and Crystal Sliter wore large, beaming smiles Tuesday evening.

The two were at the Castle Rock Hospital District Ambulance Barn, hugging emergency responders and thanking them for their work because without them, Chester wouldn't have been there.

The ambulance service hosted an awards ceremony for those who responded to a 911 call Crystal made March 18, when Chester suddenly fell over unconscious from cardia arrest at the Sliters' home in Green River. Chester doesn't remember a lot about what happened the morning prior to being unconscious, saying he was working on the home he's bui...

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