September 24, 2017
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Maine vet pulls woman from burning car

The Associated Press
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CHELSEA, Maine — An Iraq war veteran who helped pull an injured Maine woman from a burning car says he’d done it before.

Thirty-one-year-old William Stover of Pittston earned two Purple Hearts during service in Iraq in 2004.

Over the weekend, Stover and three police officers pulled 47-year-old Tracee Pushard of Richmond from her burning car moments before it went up in flames.

Pushard’s car had hit the guard rails on Route 9 Saturday night and then hit a utility pole.

Police say Pushard was hospitalized and is expected to make a full recovery.

Stover told the Kennebec Journal burning vehicles were a frequent sight in Iraq and he had dealt with burning people and burning cars before.


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