Nassau officers, NYPD rush woman to hospital in time for her organ transplant


MASSAPEQUA, Long Island (WABC) -- Four police officers from Nassau County are truly lifesavers.

They helped get a patient into Manhattan in time for a lifesaving transplant.

"It was 5 O'clock in the morning, 5:30, and all the phones started ringing," said Dana Sepulveda, Massapequa resident. "I'm thinking at first, 'Oh my God, someone must have died,' and then I think, 'Oh my God, maybe it's my organs.'"

Sepulveda had 90 minutes to get to Mount Sinai Hospital in the city to receive a new liver and a new kidney. It was a Monday morning. June 26th. She knew traffic would be bumper to bumper. So she ran to the 7th precinct in Seaford.

"We don't expect a call like this," said Officer Greg Millwater, Nassau County Police. "This is definitely out of the blue."

Officers Greg Millwater, Thomas Fabian and Michael Passarelli sprang into action. Another officer who was also involved in the efforts was not in attendance. Continue reading

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