Mark Longenecker owns Endless Summer Tattoo in Cocoa Beach
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Cocoa Beach Police celebrated the life saving measures by a Cocoa Beach resident and a responding police officer who helped rescue a man after an apparent mishap with a power tool.
Cocoa Beach Police Corporal Ethan Hausler responded to a residence on Yacht Haven Dr. on November 17, at about 9:30 a.m., regarding a man with a deep laceration to his arm caused by a power tool.
Neighbor Mark Longenecker, owner of Endless Summer Tattoo in Cocoa Beach, had already jumped into action and used the man’s belt as a tourniquet in an effort to quickly stop the bleeding.
Corporal Hausler arrived on-scene and subsequently applied his department-issued tourniquet.
The persistent bleeding had now stopped.
Cocoa Beach and Brevard County Fire continued to care for the man, who was transported to a nearby hospital for further medical treatment.
The quick response and intervention by Longenecker and Corporal Hausler, as well as the treatment by the firefighters on-scene and the exemplary performance by our dispatchers in the Communications Center, certainly mitigated the severity of the outcome and quite possibly saved the man’s life.
“Another outstanding team effort,” said Cocoa Beach Police in released statement.
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