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A man in the right place at the right time – and with the right truck – saved a crash victim's life in Stillwater, Minn.

Scott Rosenberg was driving in a heavy-duty construction truck when he saw a pickup flipped over in a nearby pond. Rosenberg and two other people jumped into action.

Just in time too. Nate Anderson had fallen asleep at the wheel, causing his truck to hit a mailbox, skid through a driveway and flip in the pond. Rosenberg's truck is used to haul concrete pipe and can handle 10,000 pounds at one time, more then enough power to haul Anderson's truck out of the pond.

Anderson had been in the water for five minutes by the time Rosenberg hauled him out. At first he was unresponsive.

"Right at that time, my heart just sank," Rosenberg told WCCO.

Anderson sputtered back to life and rescue crews got him to a hospital, where he spent four days being treated for a broken vertebrae and severed tendons in his hand.



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      • 1 Year Ago
      u r ok
      chuck
      • 1 Year Ago
      wtg dude
      • 1 Year Ago
      @0:40 "Truck can haul ten thousand pounds" Really? It looks to me that truck can haul WAY more than that.
      Vicki
      • 1 Year Ago
      Way to go Mr. Rosenberg! Thank God for your actions and compassion.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Truckers are considered guarding angels of the high way for a reason
      nabbjb0998
      • 1 Year Ago
      Mr Rosenberg and his helpers restore my faith in mankind.
      ceomjsp
      • 1 Year Ago
      Actually All three of you are hero's and God Bless all three
      donmoore50
      • 1 Year Ago
      Way to go Scott and 2 other people that helped!
      dkp50
      • 1 Year Ago
      That's oe of the downsides Being On the Road so much.. You run into Situations Like this All the time.. Driving a Limo In Chicago for 30 yrs, ave 12 hrs a day all over the City and Suburbs, saw them 2-3x a Week and at first you stop to Help, but safery of the Customers in the car come first..Only stop if Very Serious.. others we just call it in.. We had some Drivers stop to Help others? And Get Hit Themselves! Some even Got Robbed !
      • 1 Year Ago
      u r ok.
      marionwayne
      • 1 Year Ago
      Special people, one and all. It's nice to see people with talent, ability, and compassion above and beyond the call of duty. Nice job, guys.
      tom78glide
      • 1 Year Ago
      awesome job guys.....about time we hear some good news
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