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Man, on Phone With Wife, Collapses in Rochester Hills Parking Lot and Later Dies

He told his wife he was having chest pains, according to a police report.

A 65-year-old northern Michigan resident was found unconscious in a Rochester Road parking lot on Thursday night. He was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

The man had been talking to his wife on the phone and told her he was having chest pains, according to a report from the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, who responded to the scene at 8:46 p.m. near Hamlin and Rochester roads. 

He was unresponsive and not breathing when the sheriff's office arrived, the report stated. The Rochester Hills Fire Department transported the man to Beaumont Hospital in Troy, where he was pronounced dead, according to the report.

The man was a resident of Alden in northern Michigan.

Liz September 23, 2012 at 04:15 PM
How sad for his wife,not to be there in person and help him.
Jill Dennis-Booth September 25, 2012 at 05:10 PM
Very sad; I am glad they were able to speak immediately before his passing and she was able to summon help. Unfortunate it was too late.

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