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Quick Action by Trooper Saves Man

Quick Action by Trooper Saves Man

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(KSL News) -- An 18-year-old man is alive tonight thanks to the quick actions of a Highway Patrol Officer.

Trooper Andrew Davenport' was in the area, and heard a dispatch that a car had fallen on a man fixing a tire in Layton.

Trooper Andrew Davenport, Utah Highway Patrol: “I was able to arrive probably within five or six seconds after the call came out."

Trooper Davenport then pulled closer, took out his one and a half ton jack, and started lifting the car which had crushed the chest of Fabrizio Jesus (hay-soos).

A Layton officer and an off-duty Bountiful officer helped lift the car.

Jesus is in very serious condition but is expected to survive.

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