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Doctors save man at Portland Heart Walk

Published: May 18, 2014 4:00 AM

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Cardiologists taking part in the American Heart Association's annual Portland Heart and Stroke Walk saved a fellow participant who went into cardiac arrest on the Eastbank Esplanade.

The Oregonian newspaper reports Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa was just a few steps behind the man who collapsed Saturday. The doctor immediately performed CPR.

The unidentified man was taken to a hospital.

The event drew 8,000 participants.

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