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Jamie Pollard was enjoying the weekend at his Lake Panorama retreat last Saturday when an ailing or injured woman on the lake needed assistance.
The Iowa State athletics director and his sons did what anyone would do — they helped.
That’s the extent of what’s known about his role in the incident at least somewhat detailed in a Guthrie County Sheriff’s Department Facebook post. On Monday morning, Pollard politely declined to talk about a situation that happened during a mid-afternoon weekend storm.
Shortly after Pollard and others helped a person in need, a doctor at the Iowa Clinic in Urbandale whose profile says he’s a Hawkeye fan helped two bicyclists who had been injured while riding on the Raccoon River Valley Trail near Panora.
Dr. Narasimha “Sim” Palagummi came upon two bicyclists who had been “seriously injured” when a large tree branch fell across the trail. The injured riders were transported by the Panora EMS to a Des Moines hospital.
It's the Cy-Hawks to the rescue.
According to the Guthrie County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, Pollard and his sons were among people helping an “injured/ill” person at Jones Cove on the west side of Lake Panorama.
The person receiving assistance, who was unnamed on the Facebook post, was transported by the Panora EMS to the Guthrie County Hospital for treatment.
“Mr. Pollard and his sons displayed very 'Iowa nice' courtesy to the injured/ill party, her boatmates and emergency services,” according to the Facebook post. “Mr. Pollard even offered to personally drive a Guthrie County sheriff’s deputy back to the marine to his patrol car.
“Mr. Pollard should be proud of his sons, and his sons should be proud of their father for how they stepped up and helped another in need.”
A person who works at the Guthrie County Hospital cited the HIPAA privacy law when asked for an update on the woman who Pollard, his sons and “bystanders,” according to the Facebook post, assisted.