LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) - A chaplain for the Polk County Sheriff's Office teamed up with his wife and several bystanders to pull victims from a two-vehicle crash near a Lake Wales orange grove.
Sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Eleazer says Heath and Casey Woolman witnessed the crash Tuesday night and stopped to help.
Eleazer says 19-year-old Melvin Germaine Hover drove his Ford Taurus into the path of a Ford Ranger, forcing both vehicles off the road. Hover died at the scene.
The witnesses pulled the other three people to safety just before the vehicles burst into flames.
Officials say Hover's passengers -- 20-year-old Kerry Michael Davis and 19-year-old Victor Virgil Parker Jr. -- were airlifted to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The other driver, 51-year-old Michael David Morrow, was treated and released.
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