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Good Samaritan reunited with teen he saved from car crash

Posted at 10:31 PM, Oct 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-07 01:31:53-04

A valley man jumped into action, pulling two teens to safety after they were involved in a rollover crash and were hanging upside down in the car in Chandler near Ocotillo and Cooper Roads. The teen's grateful mom tracked down the mystery hero on Facebook to thank him and the group was reunited Friday night. 

Mom Tammie Fischer and her daughter Delynn Loughead shook hands with Ken Fifield, thanking him profusely. 

"Mom is grateful every time I look at her and I have her," said Fischer. 

"It was just the man who pulled me out," laughed Loughead.

"Now there's a name," said Fifield. 

Loughead lost control and overcorrected with two friends in the car last week. 

"All of a sudden I'm flipped over," said Loughead. "The smell I remember from the airbag. It was the most terrifying thing."

One friend managed to get out but the others were stuck as Fifield pulled a U-turn and got out.

"When she said there was two more people I probably panicked a little bit, surprised, and concerned," said Fifield. 

Hanging upside down he worked quickly to free the girls. 

"My seat belt is stuck," said Loughead. "I kept trying but it wouldn't work. He's like, '"Okay, I'm going to get you out.'"

"I would do it again 100 times I think," said Fifield. "I couldn't imagine not doing it."

Loughead's mom, tracked Ken down on Facebook so she could thank him face to face. 

"I just can't be more appreciative," said Fischer. "Saying thank you a million times isn't enough."

After the crash, Fischer pulled out a special medallion that was inside of her daughter's car. It's has a guardian angel on it and it was hanging on the driver's side visor. 

"She said, 'Mommy, that saved my life,'" said Fischer. "And I said you're right. It's your guardian angels in heaven and your guardian angels on earth."