Bill Gerow, of Farmingdale, emerges as LIRR hero who saved man in cardiac arrest

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The “witness” has been identified as Bill Gerow, of Farmingdale. He says he learned CPR when he was 13 years old in the Boy Scouts. Gerow says his instincts immediately kicked in during the incident. (Credit: News 12)

A woman’s mission to find the person who saved her husband's life in a moment of crisis ended in success Sunday.

Chris Marshall, 60, went into cardiac arrest while commuting home on the 5:53 p.m. Long Island Rail Road Ronkonkoma-bound train Thursday night. His wife Margaret says she was told that someone close by, who was only referred to in police reports as "the witness," began performing...

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