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Two South Coast Women Credited With Helping To Save Lives Of Traffic Accident Victims

Two South Coast women are being credited with helping to save the lives of three men in a traffic accident.

Emily Elmerick and Sydney Antles of Goleta were headed to Fresno on Highway 41 Monday when they saw a pickup truck veer off the highway , and plunge upside down into a canal. The CHP says the two 19 year old woman stopped, with Antles plunging into the water to help the men, while Elmerick called 911.

Other drivers stopped and helped flip over the truck. All three men escaped with minor injuries.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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