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Texas Cop Saves Woman from Drunk's Crash

KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

A Lubbock (Texas) Police Officer Philip Standefer grabbed a woman and pulled her to safety after a drunk driver behind the wheel of a van barreled into a cruiser at a traffic stop. Read the full story here.

September 20, 2012

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Johnny Reb @ 9/20/2012 7:26 PM

Another example of what cops do very often that go unrecognized and unappreciated (except by the very few.)

Lt. 7796 @ 9/21/2012 12:20 PM

The feeling is totally mutual, trust me.

Bob@Az. @ 9/21/2012 2:50 PM

No hesitation on the Officer putting himself in harms way to protect another! Video would be better without the over ride audio which is distracting. Blues, stay safe.

Bob@Az. @ 9/21/2012 2:56 PM

OOPs! My mistake, I was my computor that refused to shut up. Couldn't have been me 'cause I'm old and never made a mistake. ha.

PC9744 @ 9/21/2012 3:13 PM

Nice heads-up move...usually accident scenes get a little distracting with the run of the mill protocols to go through, and it can be easy to lose focus on the traffic moving about. My guess is that they heard the motor of the van roaring down the street and had a chance to might have been different with a Prius :-) So here's possible proof that fossil fuels save lives...

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