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CHURUBUSCO â€” A Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Deputy put his training to good use Monday morning, saving his wifeâ€™s life.
After dropping off their son at Churubuscoâ€™s football practice, Becky Rennaker called her husband and 22-year deputy, Paul, and told him she was going to the hospital because she didnâ€™t feel well.
â€śShe said she was having chest pains and her arms were hurting,â€ť Rennaker said. â€śShe was probably just thinking that she needed to get to the hospital right away.â€ť
Rennaker said he told his wife to come home so he could drive her in to the hospital â€” a life or death decision.
Less than three minutes after walking in the door, Becky collapsed.
â€śI called 911 when she got home, and while I was on the phone she said she felt faint,â€ť Rennaker said. â€śI grabbed her arm and tried to break her fall.
At that point, Beckyâ€™s heart had stopped and she stopped breathing â€” thatâ€™s when Paulâ€™s training kicked in.
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