Racine County Sheriff’s deputy saves the life of woman choking in Union Grove

Racine County Sheriff's Office

Racine County Sheriff's Office

RACINE — Official with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office tell FOX6 News a deputy was able to save a woman’s life using the Heimlich maneuver on Wednesday, October 12th.

The deputy was in the area near 11th and Vine when a choking incident was called in.

It was reported that a 53-year-old woman’s lips were turning blue, and food was coming out of her nose when the deputy arrived.

The woman refused transport to a hospital after the deputy successfully used the Heimlich maneuver on her.