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LSU parents save unresponsive fan at CWS

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 19:13:44-04

The father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche and LSU strength coach Travis Roy teamed up to save an 87-year-old man who was unconscious and unresponsive at the College World Series final Monday night. 

Jared's father, Jerry, gave chest compressions to the man while Travis' father, Jimmy, gave him mouth-to-mouth. The incident happened in the Concourse near Section 117.

"I'm like, I think he's dead." Jerry Poche said. "He didn't have a pulse. He didn't have nothing. It looks like, luckily, we got him back."

Omaha Fire Battalion Chief Tim McCaw said Tuesday the man was transported to Nebraska Medical Center. He was listened in fair condition Tuesday morning.

Poche also helped a young fan Saturday after he was hit in the head with a foul ball.

"Instincts kick in," Poche said. "You do what you got to do."

Jerry Poche has been a doctor for 25 years and Roy has been a firefighter for the last 30 years.