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Fire department looking for ‘truly heroic’ bystanders in Tuesday’s crash

The Spokane Fire Department is looking for the two bystanders who attempted to save Marla Langley, the 68-year-old woman who was struck and killed by an SUV Tuesday morning while pushing a stroller on a sidewalk along North Ruby Street. After a black Ford Explorer swerved over the sidewalk near the busy street’s intersection with Augusta Avenue, striking Langley, a woman who identified herself as a nurse reportedly stopped her car to administer CPR. When paramedics arrived, she left quickly, and firefighters didn’t have time to gather her information, Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer said. Schaeffer said a man also may have stopped to help. “What they did was truly heroic and very appreciated by us,” Schaeffer said. “I also want to check with them from a post-traumatic stress standpoint and make sure that they are OK.” The bystanders or anyone with information are asked to call the fire department at 509-625-7002.
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