Sara Hertwig
Two months after responding to a call for a cardiac arrest, the West Metro paramedics team had a chance to meet the 17-year-old Taylor Knight whose life they saved on July 18.
An opportunity to say thanks: Lakewood teen meets with West Metro paramedics who saved her life

Shannon Knight shouldn’t have been home that day, and she certainly didn’t consider it lucky when she hurt herself at work and was sent home on concussion watch.

But, in a way, she was. Because of this, she was home on the morning of July 18 when her 17-year-old daughter, Taylor Knight, went into cardiac arrest.

On Sept. 11 — two months and a lot of recovery later — Taylor, now a Lakewood High School senior, visited West Metro Fire Rescue Station 8 to meet the paramedics who saved her life.

What happened