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December 03, 2013

Traffic worker suffering heart attack revived by Va. EMTs

The traffic worker was working near an accident site when he collapsed suffering from a heart attack; nearby EMTs shocked him and did CPR and he miraculously woke up

WWBT

RICHMOND, Va. — In Henrico emergency workers happened to be at the right place at the right time early Sunday morning. John parker a contractor working with VDOT had a heart attack and collapsed, while working an accident on I-64.

"We shocked him one time with his heart monitor and did a few seconds of CPR and he miraculously woke up,"  Lieutenant Curtis Wood said.

Fire officials say that Parker was setting up cones in the road near an accident site on I-64 when he collapsed suffering from a heart attack. Wood and his team rushed to help him out quickly using a heart monitor to save his life.

Full story: VDOT Contractor rescued by Henrico EMS

NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News
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