SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Stricken passenger thanks Port Canaveral Employees and Good Samaritans who saved his life. Peter Rego, 72, the man whose life was saved by good Samaritans and the teamwork of 3 Port Canaveral employees, tells his story and gives thanks his rescuers. Rego, a Bermuda native, was discharged from Health First’s Cape Canaveral Hospital with his wife Sandy Lopes and daughter Kathy Longworth by his side.
WATCH: Working as a team, three Port Canaveral employees helped to save the life of a man who collapsed after debarking Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas on Saturday morning.
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Working as a team, three Port Canaveral employees helped to save the life of a man who collapsed after debarking Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas on Sunday morning.
“At 7 a.m., the man collapsed in the parking garage of Cruise Terminal 1 when the team of Cruise Operations Associates sprang into action,” said Port officials.
Port Canaveral officials said each one took on a different role to help save his life, including Sean Summers, who called 9-1-1; Josh Clayton ran to get a portable defibrillator; and Stephanie Dobson stayed with the man and monitored his condition until the ambulance arrived.
Other passengers, a nurse and a doctor, performed CPR until Canaveral Fire Rescue and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office personnel arrived moments later.
“Kudos to everyone involved,” said Port officials. “Our best wishes to the passenger with his recovery.”
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