Man named a hero after rescuing trapped teens from vehicle

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Sangamon County – A local man is being deemed a hero, after saving two teens trapped in a vehicle.

 

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office said that the man pulled the boy and girl from the car right before it caught fire. Just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday on Mansion Road the vehicle hit a ditch and overturned.

 

The two teens were transported to St. John's Hospital, their injuries are not life threatening.

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