Man survived cardiac arrest at Nationals Park with help from fellow spectators


Fifty-eight-year-old John Clements endured an incredibly scary moment at Nationals Park earlier this month when he went into cardiac arrest during a Washington Nationals vs. Milwaukee Brewers game on June 11.

The Wisconsin native and Brewers fan was given CPR by a pair of bystanders when the incident occurred, which likely saved his life. He was carted out of the stadium and rushed to the hospital, where he had a stent placed in his right coronary artery.

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After five nights in the hospital, Clements said, via USA Today, that he was feeling “remarkably better,” and all he felt in terms of pain was from his chest, where he was given CPR.

According to the Washington Post, those heroic bystanders were 32-year-old nurse Lindy Prevatt and 38-year-old fire captain Jamie Jill, two strangers who came together to help save a life.