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Cornelius Police recognize life-savers

The Cornelius Police Dept. has recognized Officer Bryan McGahan and four citizens for resuscitating an unconscious male soccer player at Bailey Road Park. Their actions directly resulted in James Dunworth surviving a heart attack.

From left: CPD Officer Bryan McGahan, Holly Holsclaw, James Dunworth III, Truett Smith, Craig Conger (Missing from photo Kevin Averette)

Holly Holsclaw, Kevin Averette, Truett Smith and Craig Conger received Civilian Commendations for their actions in assisting Dunworth until first responders arrived on scene.

Officer McGahan was recognized with the Life Saving Award for demonstrating a high degree of professional excellence and his quick response to saving a resident.

McGahan was also recognized as the Cornelius Police Dept. Officer of the Year at the Lake Norman Chamber’s annual Public Safety Luncheon