Oklahoma State Recognizes Catoosa Woman Who Helped Man After Motorcycle Crash
The state of Oklahoma recognized a Catoosa woman on Wednesday who helped a man after a motorcycle accident.
On her way home from Walmart near Admiral and 225th East Avenue, Jennifer Lee pulled to a stop when she saw traffic stop near a motorcycle wreck in July.
She was there before first responders and worked with others to help the man breathe again and bring his pulse back. Lee said the man lived two more days.
“I felt like what I had done was right not to do it, but everyone kept telling me at least they could say goodbye to their family,” Lee said. .
She said knowing that her family had more time with him helped her calm down.
With years of experience in healthcare, Lee knows she has done everything in her power to keep him alive.
“And she administered CPR for at least five minutes,” State Representative Tyler O’Donnell said at a luncheon that recognized her.
At the Catoosa Chamber of Commerce lunch on Wednesday, Representative O’Donnell presented Lee with what is called a “quote.”
The document reads in part: “While Jennifer Lee was recently faced with a most serious dilemma that required her to rely on her instincts and training, including the ability to remain calm and stable in the face of a difficult situation. more frightening. ”
The recognition of the state left her speechless.
“I have no words,” she said.
Lee’s mother, Marion Crossley, was in the crowd, proud to learn more about Lee’s selflessness.
“It’s just something that I’ve always taught my kids, was love God first. And then be kind and help wherever you can,” Crossley said.
Lee encourages everyone to learn CPR because you never know when you might be able to help someone.