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Man dies after collapsing in Diss supermarket

PUBLISHED: 11:06 08 March 2016 | UPDATED: 11:07 08 March 2016

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter was called out

The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter was called out

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A man has died after he collapsed in the Morrisons store in Diss and had a cardiac arrest.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust received a call just after 1pm on Saturday to the store in Victoria Road to a report of a man who had collapsed and was not breathing.

A community first responder, two ambulance crews, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance attended.

They treated a man, believed to be in his 70s, who was in cardiac arrest.

A spokesman for the ambulance trust, said: “Despite their best efforts, the man could not be resuscitated and sadly died at the scene.

“Our condolences go out to his family.”


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