A man in Otter Tail County, address not listed, died Thursday from a heart attack after shoveling snow.
Otter Tail County sheriff deputies said the call came in at 10:01 a.m. Jan. 2.
Here are some tips for safe shoveling:
- Shovel many lights loads instead of fewer heavy ones.
- Take frequent breaks.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Head indoors right away if your chest starts hurting, you feel lightheaded or short of breath, your heart starts racing or some other physical change makes you nervous.
- If you think you are having a heart attack, call 911 or your local emergency phone number.