ORLANDO, Fla. —
An Orlando mother is still in the hospital after a truck slammed into her while crossing a street Thursday.
Now, Susa Gentry’s husband wants to thank the four high school football players who saved her life in a remarkable rescue.
“She’s doing much better,” said Mark Gentry.
A bystander snapped a photo of a white pickup truck moments after witnesses say a man drove over Susan at a crosswalk. Witnesses say Susan pushed her young daughter out of the way.
“The tire was on her chest and was suffocating her,” said Mark, who watched the whole thing.
Mark and others ran to help but couldn’t lift the several thousand pound truck. He screamed for help and four local football players, who just so happened to also be on the weightlifting team, saw what happened and ran over. They managed to lift the truck long enough to pull Susan to safety.
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