Woman suffers heart attack at Oktoberfest in DeKalb

    A woman experienced a heart attack at DeKalb’s Oktoberfest over the weekend.

    The woman, who has not been identified, stopped breathing and collapsed.  Several members from DeKalb Fire Department, Police Department, and an officer with DeKalb ISD stepped in and performed CPR until LifeNet was able to arrive.  Several members of the fire department left the festival to ride along and continue aiding in life-saving efforts.  The woman was transported to a hospital in Texarkana where she was reported as awake and alert.

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