Caitlyn Kaufman was a nurse from Nashville, Tennessee, United States. She was also a swimmer and a diver.
Kaufman served as a medical staff member for several sports events including the Clarion Open Wrestling Tournament and the Tony Banner Volleyball Tournament. Here are 13 more things about her:
- She is the daughter of Ricky A. Kaufman and Diana L. Kaufman. John Onufrak and Mary Onufrak are her maternal grandparents.
- She was a resident of Lebanon, Tennessee. She was originally from Chicora, Pennsylvania, USA.
- She attended Butler Senior High School in Butler, Pennsylvania.
- From May 2011 to August 2012, she worked as a lifeguard at the Forest Heights Apartments in Butler.
- From May 2011 to September 2013, she worked as a cashier and cook at Gino’s Dairy Stand in Chicora.
- From 2012 to 2016, she attended California University of Pennsylvania in California, Pennsylvania where she earned her bachelor’s degree in athletic training and Clarion University of Pennsylvania in Clarion, Pennsylvania where she earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies.
- Her cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification was issued in October 2013. It expired in October 2015.
- Her Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) license was issued in October 2013. It expired in January 2017.
- From May 2014 to August 2014, she worked as a summer help at Ak Steel Butler Works in Butler.
- She belonged to the registered nursing class of 2018 of Butler County Community College in Butler. In May 2018, she told New Castle News that the pinning ceremony is “a very special night for nurses” and missing it is “very sad.”
- She had a dog named Zeus.
- On December 31, 2018, she started working as a medical intensive care unit (MICU) nurse at Saint Thomas West Hospital in Nashville.
- Driving her gray Mazda CX-5 sport utility vehicle (SUV), she was on her way to work for a shift that began at 7:00 p.m. on December 3, 2020 but did not make it. Just before 9:00 p.m. that night, a Metro Parks officer found her fatally shot inside her car on Interstate 440 in Nashville. The gunman named Devaunte Lewis Hill was arrested on December 11, 2020.
- She died at the age of 26.