Man Dies after Found Lying Next to Snow Blower in Des Plaines
Des Plaines firefighters attempted to rescue a man in cardiac arrest on Tuesday.
The Des Plaines Fire Department responded to a report of an unconscious man lying down next to a snow blower on the 1000 block of Third Avenue at 3:20 p.m. on March 5. When firefighters arrived on the scene, Fire Chief Alan Wax stated in an email to Patch, they found the man in cardiac arrest.
“Resuscitation attempts were initiated and the patient was transported to Lutheran General Hospital, however, unfortunately, he did not survive,” Wax stated.