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Two strangers save a Madison woman's life

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MADISON (WKOW) -- One Madison woman is grateful of the care two men showed that saved her life.

A 64-year-old woman was walking near the Capitol Square when she was having a hard time breathing and thought she was having a heart attack. 

As she called out for help Tuesday morning one man ran to her rescue and caught her as she was falling. A second man came to her calling and called 911.

The two men performed CCR before responders could arrive. When paramedics arrived they learned that she did in fact stop breathing, but thanks to life-saving efforts she was breathing again.

She was transported to a hospital and by Wednesday morning the Madison Police Department learned that the woman was alive, and in care at the ICU.

The two Good Samaritans will be nominated by the MPD for departmental recognition awards.

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