Tim Hoffman is a man that survived sudden cardiac arrest due to quick actions of coworkers and an EMT crew that had an Automated External Defibrillator. Tim Hoffman died and was brought back to life on October 13, 2013.Tim was working as an automotive mechanic at a car dealership in Coon Rapids, MN. Tim’s day started out like any other day, without an abnormality in his morning routine.

Tim’s world changed at 10:42 am. Tim was working on an SUV when he suffered from sudden cardiac arrest. Tim fell to the floor and Josh Gagner, a quick acting coworker, rushed to Tim’s aid. Josh immediately evaluated the situation and realized that Tim needed CPR. Josh started performing bystander CPR and called out for another coworker to call 911.

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