Lt. Dan Elias
Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It’s what almost claimed the life of KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. But, she is alive in part to the quick action of some passers-by who performed CPR.
Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
As KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen returns to work this week, we’re sharing the story of why she’s been away since late November. In the first installment, Ken Rice told the story of how Susan collapsed while running, went into cardiac arrest and likely owes her life to the strangers who stopped and performed CPR. Up next, a look at the challenges she still faces, as well as a pretty powerful lesson for all of us.