Stranger saves choking man in New York

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A choking man was desperate for air and for help in Rochester, New York. (WPVI)

A choking man was desperate for air and for help in Rochester, New York.

And that's when a Good Samaritan jumped in and saved his life.

It was an amazing moment captured on dash cam video.

Pavel Fesyuk, a local exterminator, knew something wasn't right when he arrived at an intersection and saw the man bent over by the trunk of his car.
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Pavel's quick thinking was put to the ultimate test.

"I came out and asked him what was wrong and he said -- ack -- you know, he's like you know, pat my back, so I started patting his back and he kind of was showing me how he wanted it down, and he's demonstrating and I'm trying, but I was like, I'm just going to do the Heimlich," said Pavel.

After a couple thrusts the man ended up saying he swallowed whatever it was.

Pavel says his training in mixed martial arts helped tremendously during the rescue.
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