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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 11/10/2010

Va. teen honored for saving motorist

By Washington Post editors

Prince William County officials honored 18-year-old Chris Berger on Tuesday for risking his life to pull a man from an overturned and burning sport utility vehicle, the Washington Examiner reports.

On Aug. 21, Berger was traveling down Logmill Road in Haymarket when a woman waved him down and pointed toward an upside-down Hummer engulfed in flames. Berger said he didn't intend to get close to the vehicle but he heard someone knocking from the inside. He ran to the SUV and yanked open the door.

Read more about Chris Berger in the Washington Examiner:

By Washington Post editors  | November 10, 2010; 11:10 AM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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Congratulations Chris! Your honor is well deserved.

Posted by: MarilynManson | November 10, 2010 12:23 PM | Report abuse

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