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Officers And Residents Honored For Their Efforts

Last updated on Wednesday, December 19, 2012

(BEDFORD) - Bedford Police officers Jeremy Crane and Derek Blackwell received letters of commendation for saving a man’s life.

According to Chief Dennis Parsley on October 28, Crane and Blackwell were dispatched to a personal injury accident on Washington Avenue.

When they arrived they discovered a vehicle that had hit a tree, inside was an unresponsive Michael Kristan.

He was in cardiac arrest.

Three witnesses were assisting Kristan when officers arrived. They were nurse Julia Cootes, Angela Sutton and Sue Bower.

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