Thruway employee saves co-worker’s life

A Thruway worker's life was saved by his co-worker’s quick response after he suffered a major heart attack.

A Thruway worker's life was saved by his co-worker’s quick response after he suffered a major heart attack.

A Thruway worker's life was saved by his co-worker’s quick response after he suffered a major heart attack. (10/16/15)

WEST NYACK - A Thruway worker's life was saved by his co-worker’s quick response after he suffered a major heart attack.

Bob Reese went into cardiac arrest Tuesday, collapsing in the break room at a West Nyack thruway maintenance yard.

Fortunately, Keith Shearn, a co-worker of Reese's, was in the room with him.

A captain in Nyack Volunteer Fire Department, Shearn performed CPR until paramedics arrived, saving Reese's life.

Reese is recovering but is still in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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