Wounded Colorado state trooper thanks hospital workers

29th June, 2015 by


GLENWOOD SPRINGS — It takes a village to save a life.In the case of Colorado State Trooper Eugene Hofacker, it started with fellow Trooper Shane Gosnell, who returned fire when convicted felon Thomas Ornelas shot Hofacker on the side of Interstate 70 on May 8, 2014. Then Sgt. Coby Smart was first to the scene and put pressure on the wound to Hofacker’s leg. Paramedics sped him to Valley View Hospital, where a host of nurses and doctors helped to stabilize him and begin repairing the damage to his femoral artery — to say nothing of the lab and radiology …

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