A 65-year-old Florida man was found breathing minutes after he had been declared dead, officials say.
Clearwater Fire & Rescue medics were dispatched to assist the man in a home in Pinellas County at 10 a.m. ET on Feb. 15.
Phebe Maxwell told NBC affiliate WFLA of Tampa that she and a friend were administering CPR to her father before the medics arrived. Shortly after they arrived, the medics pronounced the man dead, according to a statement from Clearwater Fire & Rescue.
Maxwell said she tried to tell the medics that her father was still breathing.
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