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N.H. Trooper Rescues Man From Fiery Wreck

April 30, 2012  | 

A New Hampshire State Police Trooper was injured Sunday night rescuing a driver who was trapped after his car crashed in Andover and later burst into flames, according to a statement from New Hampshire State Police.

Trooper Scott Frye was headed north on Interstate 93 in Andover with New Hampshire Governor John Lynch and his wife when they saw a car crash and catch on fire.

As Lynch called 911, a man believed to be an off-duty Manchester New Hampshire firefighter, whose name was not available, helped Frye as he climbed into the burning car to rescue the 62-year-old man trapped inside, according to Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio.

Read the full Boston Globe story.

Tags: Officer Heroism, New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire


Comments (3)

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Frank @ 5/1/2012 5:16 AM

Great job Trooper! Its nice to have you guys on the highways even if your spread real thin in the Granite state. More troopers are needed!

Bob@Az. @ 5/1/2012 2:11 PM

Nice job Trooper Frye! And lets find out the name of the other Hero! And a nod to the Gov for calling it in.

Andrew Ware @ 5/2/2012 8:30 PM

Good job Trooper Frye.

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