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TMZ report: Garry Shandling narrowly missed "potentially lifesaving trip" to ER

"The Larry Sanders Show" star's limo service was waiting outside his house when paramedics showed up


Brendan Gauthier
March 25, 2016 11:25PM (UTC)

TMZ is reporting that stand-up and "The Larry Sanders Show" star, Garry Shandling who suffered a massive heart attack during his own 911 call and passed away Thursday — "missed lifesaving help by minutes."

According to the report, Shandling consulted a "doctor/friend" about his "shortness of breath and achiness," which had persisted since Wednesday.

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His doctor/friend instructed him to go to the emergency room immediately, so Shandling called a limo service for a car that was eventually parked outside his house when paramedics arrived.

"The limo was there to take Garry to a nearby hospital," the report says, "but Garry missed the potentially lifesaving trip by minutes."

Real the full story over at TMZ.


Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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