Man revived after heart stopped for 45 minutes

A patient support assistant saw him lying in a grassy ditch, pulled over, and started 'the most aggressive CPR she's ever done in her life'


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DUBLIN, Ohio — Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer in the U.S., and the odds of survival depend on how quickly you get help.

Ernie Johnson and his brother were driving home from a fishing trip when an ordinary day took an extraordinary turn.

Along the side of the road, off U.S. Route 33 near Dublin, Johnson's chest pain turned into full cardiac arrest.

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