Man saved by AED to make full recovery

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VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – On Saturday, News 10 told you about two Vigo County Sheriff’s Deputies who saved a man’s life using an Automated External Defibrillator, or AED.

The victim is now in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

STORY | Quick response and AED saves life

The use of the AED from a deputy’s squad car, plus CPR performed by a deputy on scene, proved successful in saving the victim’s life.

It’s an extraordinary story that wouldn’t have been possible two years ago.

STORY | Deputy: ‘Cost invaluable to human life’

That’s when the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department put an AED in at least one squad car on every shift. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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