Witnesses Save Heart Attack Victim

1 decade 5 months 1 day ago April 26, 2006 Apr 26, 2006 Wednesday, April 26 2006 Wednesday, April 26, 2006 1:21:41 PM CDT in News
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ST. PETERS  (AP) - Carolyn Holt had a heart attack while driving. Luckily for her, witnesses to the ensuing wreck included a good Samaritan, two nurses and a defibrillator salesman. The wreck happened Friday evening in St. Charles County. Witnesses saw Holt's car cross four lanes of traffic on Mid-Rivers Mall Drive and come to a stop against a guardrail. One of those witnesses was defibrillator salesman Steve Earle, who pulled out a machine. Meanwhile, a man pulled Holt from her car and two passing women who are nurses stopped to help. When Holt showed no sign of a pulse, the defibrillator revived her. She was taken to a hospital, where she continues to recover.

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