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Man Dies At JFK After First Responders Delayed By Security Doors

Man Dies At JFK After First Responders Delayed By Security Doors

(Lauren Evans) A man died from a heart attack at JFK early Saturday after not one, but two, sets of paramedics were delayed by inoperative security badges at the newly renovated, $1.4 billion Terminal 4, the Post reports.

50-year-old Gunseye Adekunle was preparing to board an Arik Air flight to Nigeria when he went into cardiac arrest. A Port Authority police emergency operator got the call around 6:30 a.m. and was told Adekunle was “unresponsive” but breathing. A Port Authority ambulance was immediately dispatched, but the crew was unable to enter the terminal from the street "because an officer's security card wasn't working," the tabloid reports.

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