Hermosa Beach News

Officer Taylor awakened by crash, saves neighbor 

by Kevin Cody Hermosa Beach Police Officer Richard Taylor was recognized at the January 24 city council meeting for saving the life of neighbor George Adams. On the morning after Halloween in 2020,  Adams was nearing his home when the small compact he was driving was hit by a cement truck. Upon being awakened by the crash, Officer Taylor rushed from his home to administer CPR to Adams, whose heart had stopped.  “When I came to, Richard asked me who…