ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WFLA/CNN) – Without hesitation, he rushed to the man who was showing signs that he could not breathe.
An off-duty New Jersey State Trooper was seen on surveillance video saving a man’s life.
Dennis Palaia was with his son at Buffalo Wild Wings when he noticed something wrong at a table behind him.
A man was in distress and began showing visible signs that he couldn’t breathe.
Palaia jumped into action, wrapping his arms around the man’s waist and performed the Heimlich maneuver.
Besides a sore throat and aching ribs, the man made a full recovery.