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Trooper Saves Man Suffering A Heart Attack

Dash cam video has been released of a state trooper who is credited with saving a man's life along the side of Route 22 in Jefferson County.Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Robert Bodo was on routine patrol around 3:15 p.m. Feb. 1 when he spotted a car on the side of U.S. Route 22 near
Bloomingdale. Bodo thought the car was abandoned, but when he walked around to the driver's side, Bodo found a man who appeared to be sleeping.“When he said he had chest pains and he did state that he had prior heart attacks in the past, my first thought was that he needed help,” said Bodo.

After Bodo called for assistance, he went back to check on 43-year-old John Courtwright of Rayland, who was then unresponsive.“I saw him take a couple of short gasps for air and then he didn’t respond to anything I said. He then just slumped over into the chair,” said Bodo.With an ambulance still a few mi

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Added: Feb-14-2012 Occurred On: Feb-2-2012
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Tags: raw video, dashcam, caught on tape, cop, trooper, police, save man, heart attack
Location: Ohio, United States (load item map)
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