According to the post, Kokenzie heard ‘panicked cries’ coming from a vehicle in the drive-thru. Eagle Scout Kokenzie calmly grabbed a pair of scissors handed to him by a co-worker through the drive-thru window and he used them to cut through a seat belt that had gotten wrapped around the child’s windpipe. Others around were attempting to help before Kokenzie, but were unsuccessful in freeing the child.
Alex Vann, the store’s owner and operator said, “Zack and our team acted quickly in rescuing a child from a life-threatening situation. I am proud of Zack, Justin, Zachary B., and our team for their quick thinking and quick responses. This could have been far worse, but Zack and others were in the right place, with the right training and the right attitude to potentially save the life of one of our customers. We are glad everyone is alright.”
“Chick-fil-A Employee and Eagle Scout “Cowboy” Rescues Choking Child in Drive Thru
Today Zack “Cowboy” Kokenzie saved a choking child in Chick-fil-A Manchester Expressway’s drive thru just after lunch from a life-threatening situation.
Shortly after the busy lunch rush today, frantic cries were heard in the drive thru line. The cries were coming from an SUV just outside the drive thru window. A father was seen rushing to the back of his SUV.