Found Frozen: Man Found After Record Cold Survives Hypothermia – Lehigh Valley Health Network

On February 21, 2015, a coroner declared Justin Smith, 25, of McAdoo, PA, dead. Justin was found frozen solid in a snow bank from the previous night, after temperatures had dropped to -4 degrees Fahrenheit overnight. Amazingly – thanks to incredible teamwork among first responders and Lehigh Valley Health Network caregivers in both Hazleton and Allentown – Justin is alive today. Experience his remarkable story of survival for yourself and hear from cardiothoracic surgeon James Wu, MD, and others who helped save his life.

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