A Dallas Marathon Runner Collapsed With a Heart Attack, But a SWAT Doctor Was There to Help Save Him

A Dallas police officer helped save the life of a runner who had a heart attack during the BMW Dallas Marathon on Sunday. Lt. Alex Eastman was providing security for the marathon when an officer called for an ambulance over the radio. Eastman drove a few blocks over to where people were giving the man CPR, police said. Eastman, a doctor and reserve officer with the department for almost 14 years, said he knew the man was dead when he went up to him. He used an AED and revived the runner, police said. "In my 16 years as a doctor, I have never seen anyone come back like that," Eastman told police. When the man began to talk again, Eastman said he was "incredibly grateful and thankful to have a second chance at life."  Continue reading...

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