Student Helps Save Tourist Who Collapsed Downtown

Max Kitchener, a Dunedin High junior who learned CPR in class, was at work at Olde Bay Cafe when he heard calls for help.

A Dunedin High School junior's CPR skills helped save a man's life this week, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Max Kitchener performed CPR on a tourist who had collapsed at Main Street and Victoria Drive on Wednesday evening, according to the Times. An advertising rep from the newspaper was on the scene and helped check the man's pulse. 

The 16-year-old student, who works at nearby , told the Times he learned his rescue skills through Dunedin High's Academy of Architectural Design & Building Technologies

"During, it was all instinct," he told the newspaper. "After, my hands were shaking when I realized what I had done."

The man regained consciousness and was taken to . His name was not available.

Victoria Kennedy March 25, 2012 at 11:53 PM
Maxwell, I'm so proud of you!!!! Tory


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »