Cyril J. Speicher saved Charles J. Locke from drowning, Sugar Run, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1972. Locke, 59, restaurateur, was walking on ice covering a small lake when he broke through and was submerged briefly in deep water. Speicher, 57, registered nurse, tried to aid Locke, who outweighed him by 50 pounds. The ice gave way; and Speicher also fell into the water. He climbed out and again approached Locke. Once more the ice broke. Speicher surfaced under the ice but was able to break through it. After climbing out, he obtained a steel bar and, from a prone position, extended it to Locke. Speicher then moved backward on the ice, pulling Locke out of the water. They crawled a safe distance, got to their feet, and returned to the bank. Both recovered from effects of the cold water.
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