Rankin Police Chief Fundraising For Girl He Saved From Crash

CBS Pittsburgh

RANKIN (KDKA) – A Rankin police officer who helped save a 3-year-old girl’s life after a crash is now trying to help raise money for her care.

Last Dec. 4, Devon Martin was crossing the Rankin Bridge with his wife and daughter when he lost control on the ice, crossed into oncoming traffic and was tee-boned by another vehicle.

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Martin’s wife and daughter were severely injured.

“My wife was pinned between the door and the seat,” said Martin. “I pulled her out, she climbed out the passenger- side window. My daughter was unconscious.”

When Rankin Police Chief Ryan Wooten arrived, he immediately gave Martin’s 3-year-old daughter, Sonya, CPR.

“Ryan Wooten and another officer took her from me, put her on the hood of a car and resuscitated her at that time,” said Martin.

The chief helped saved the child’s life, but he refuses to be…

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