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SC officer rescues drowning man

Another officer administered CPR on the scene


By Andy Paras
The Post and Courier

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Scotty Tugya saw the look of horror on the drowning man's face and knew he had to do something.

Tugya was one of four Charleston police officers who stood in a downpour on the bank of a West Ashley pond Sunday afternoon, calling to the unknown man as he paddled helplessly at the water until disappearing beneath the surface.

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