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Man Bends Car Door in Half to Save Driver

Man Bends Car Door in Half to Save Driver
Posted Tuesday, July 1st 2014 @ 5pm  by Shelley Hazen, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A Minnesota man demonstrated superhuman strength at exactly the right time Sunday. Air National Guardsman Robert Renning, 52, was driving along the interstate around New Brighton when he saw flames underneath an SUV about six car-lengths behind him, reports Twin Cities Pioneer Press. He slowed to get driver Michael Johannes' attention—Johannes’ brakes had started to fail as he drove 65mph, and he had just started to smell something odd as Renning flagged him down—but both drivers were able to pull over to the side of the road. Then an electrical malfunction caused the Chevy Trailblazer's doors to lock and trap Johannes inside, and that was when Renning’s adrenaline kicked in.


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