Man saved by Colorado Troopers After In-Flight Heart Attack

By Jennifer Banks, CBS Atlanta

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) -

Officials in Colorado announced two troopers saved an airline passenger who was having a heart attack mid-flight on Wednesday.

Lt. Col. Brenda Leffler and Maj. Steve Garcia noticed a male passenger experiencing signs of cardiac distress during a flight to Atlanta.

The male passenger, who was seated behind Leffler, told his wife he was experiencing chest pains before he lost consciousness.

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