Passengers, police save man on subway

October 16, 2009 9:36:50 PM PDT
Two transit officers and 2 good Samaritans are credited with saving a subway passenger whose heart suddenly stopped. The officers responded to the Columbus Circle subway station at the height of the evening rush on Friday.

They found the good Samaritans, one of whom happened to be a cardiologist, performing CPR on an unconscious man on an a train.

The officers, who had a defibrillator, managed to shock the 50-year-old man's heart back into action.

Once they had a pulse, the man was rushed to the hospital.

He was listed in stable condition and, officials say, he is expected to make a full recovery

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