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Off-duty paramedic saves life of camping THP Lieutenant
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From left are DeKalb EMS Director Hoyte Hale, paramedic Tyler Grandstaff and THP Lieutenant David Allred. - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool
DeKalb EMS recognized one of its' own last week after an off-duty EMT saved the life of an off-duty THP Lieutenant when he suffered a heart attack while on a camping trip at the Floating Mill recreation area on June 20. According to EMS Director Hoyte Hale, THP Lieutenant David Allred and his family were camping when Allred began having a heart attack. Tyler Grandstaff, a DeKalb EMS paramedic, who was camping with his family nearby, rushed to the rescue.