The rest of the crew rigged up a crane to support the man's body and keep him upright, and they called for reinforcements.
Photos show just how dire the situation was, with an officer carrying the elderly woman out of the water that almost claimed her.
The local fire department also recognized the heroism of the 7-month-old Labrador retriever mix, featuring her in a Facebook post.
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Specializing in locating missing people, apprehension, finding crime scene evidence and tracking, Kitt was also part of a SWAT team.
Strawn had suffered broken ribs, broken wrists, broken vertebrae, a broken nose and a broken pelvis in addition to multiple facial wounds.
Thanks to the lovable pup's presence, the woman was able to get professional help and chose life that night.
A coworker joined him and together the two of them worked to bend the doorframe, lift the steering wheel and free the female driver.
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To add to the stressful situation, they have since learned that the tour guide was unlicensed and operating illegally.
The two policemen have since been recognized for their heroics, and the day after the incident each received a special award.
Houses can be rebuilt and items replaced, but it's because of 15-year-old Lizzy that the family is still whole.
The troopers were helping secure the area when three people approached them to call for an ambulance because a mother inside was in labor.
The incident hasn't left Brown unscathed, but along with the terror he experienced in retrospect, he also has a sense of accomplishment.
'I truly believe that they're the ones that deserve the amount of praise and fame that we as athletes get,' he said the military.
Police body camera footage shows officers responding to an active shooter incident that ended with three people dead and two homes destroyed.
Whether the eggs were eaten by foxes or swept away by floods, year after year, this particular pair has had little success.
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A man said the ugly incident began when he was walking with his wife and teenage daughter between synagogue services.
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A South Carolina bus driver said the real heroes during a hijacking of his bus are the 18 children he was trying to protect.
While both man and dog ended up needing stitches, they walked away from the attack with their lives, a fact that was not lost on McCoy.
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Another 10-year-old in a kayak was near the boy and tried to help, but he also was not wearing a life vest and didn't know how to swim.
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He just felt like taking a different path than usual - but soon, he was grateful for that choice.