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NEMSMS: Michigan Paramedic Collapses, Dies

The National EMS Memorial Service has announced the death of Paramedic merlin Sayan, 63, of the Kalkaska EMS agency on February 13, 2011.

Paramedic Sayan collapsed in the Emergency Department while receiving report in preparation for a transport. Despite receiving immediate care, Sayan passed away.

The posting of a Notice of EMS Fatality is for notification purposes only. It is based upon information submitted to the National EMS Memorial Service regarding the death of an EMS provider which may be in the Line of Duty but which has not yet been fully investigated by us.

The posting of a Notice of EMS Fatality does not indicate acceptance to the National EMS Memorial Service. Inclusion in the National EMS Memorial Service requires that a nominee meet the NEMSMS Criteria, a careful review of information on the Nomination Form and from all other sources, and an affirmative vote of the National EMS Memorial Service Board of Directors.