MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - A Muncie man who suffered a heart attack while driving and nearly died has gotten to thank the Indiana state trooper who helped save his life.
John Hale slumped over while driving with his wife, Freda, on April 15 in Henry County. His wife called 911, and passing motorists helped get him out of his truck before Trooper Doug Snyder arrived and began performing CPR for the first time in his six-year career.
The 68-year-old Hale had surgery to put four stents in a blocked artery. He met Snyder Sunday and was able to thank him for his help.
Snyder says he couldn't have done it without the help of the passing motorists. He says he's happy Hale is on the mend.
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