DeWitt Teens Honored for Spring Break Life Saving Heroics

By: News 10
By: News 10

Cody Decker and Luke Vaughn, both 17 and from Dewitt, were given a life saving award by the Flagler County Florida sheriff's department Thursday.

"It's a brave thing these boys did," said Flagler County Sheriff Donald Fleming. "This is an outstanding example of our youth in American today."

Decker and Vaughn were spending their spring break in Palm Coast, Florida. While returning a movie rental early Tuesday morning they watched as a speeding Jaguar went out control, smashed into trees and burst into flames.

They had to break a window and peel back a door to rescue the injured couple inside.

Today, family members of the rescued couple attended the awards ceremony to add their thanks.

In closing, Sheriff Fleming said, "If these are they type of teens in this generation, then our future generations are in very good hands." is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Comments may take up to 24 hours or longer to appear on the site.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 146348295 -
Gray Television, Inc.