Maryland man survives ‘widow maker’ heart attack thanks to Vail man’s quick CPR

6th April, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — It had to be a miracle.There isn’t really a better explanation for how Peter Roskovich, of Salisbury, Maryland, survived a heart attack that caused him to lose consciousness and stop breathing on Vail Mountain, where he was snowboarding last week.The athletic, adventurous 50-year-old was in Vail with his nephew and a college friend, Mark Tamberino. He was so thrilled with the surroundings that he texted Linda, his wife of 25 years.“Vail is killer. Six to 12 inches of fresh powder. Cliff drops,” he wrote around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. He had been snowboarding for an hour.“Have fun,” she …

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