Man pulls woman out of submerged car

Posted on: 3:41 pm, January 17, 2013, by

ELLISVILLE, AL — Authorities are calling an Ellisville, Alabama man a hero after a rescue late Tuesday night. It began when Kassie Ford’s vehicle plunged into Tallahala Creek after being hit by an 18-wheeler.

Jimmy and Karen Thompson witnessed the crash. Mr. Thompson immediately jumped into the water and pulled Ford from her submerged car.

The unidentified driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

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