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Man suffers heart attack on Kinder

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The Buxton and Edale mountain rescue teams snatch squad was called to Edale on Tuesday afternoon to help a walker suffering a heart attack on Grindslow Knoll, Kinder Scout.

The 57-year-old man from Manchester was walking with two friends when he became unwell complaining of chest pains.

Life-saving treatment was administered by air ambulance paramedics and a cardiologist who was running nearby.

The man was airlifted to the specialist cardiac unit at Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester.

 

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