AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — An off-duty officer sprung into action, administering CPR to save a toddler’s life at Great Lakes Crossing.
18-month-old Vivienne was seizing and stopped breathing moments before Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy Rocky Hensley stepped in to give her CPR.READ MORE: 133,000 People Remain Under Boil Water Advisory In Michigan, Could Take Weeks Before Water Is Safe To Drink
“It was instinct, my training kicked in right away,” said Hensley.
Hensley said after about 30 compressions, Vivienne took a deep breath and started crying.READ MORE: Salvation Army Collecting Supplies For Back To School Drive
Vivienne was transported to the hospital and later diagnosed with severe influenza and a double ear infection.
She’s recovered since the incident and is with her family in the Grand Rapids area.
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