Passersby Save Man From Burning Car

By: Leah Kraus Email
By: Leah Kraus Email

A man owes his life to two people who drove by his burning vehicle Thursday afternoon. They were able to pull him out just seconds before the car was engulfed by flames.

Dave Tuskowski and Rita Lepak were driving home in separate cars on County Highway Y in the Town of Sharon when they spotted the car. Both immediately jumped into action and helped pull the man out.

"I would say he probably had another 60, 90 seconds, maybe two minutes before the car was fully engulfed and he would have been gone," says Tuskowski.

Sure enough, when officers arrived on scene they found that the vehicle was engulfed by flames.

Rosholt Fire Department extinguished the fire.

The man in the car was not injured.

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