A good Samaritan is being praised for acting fast to rescue an unconscious woman from her sinking car in a Florida canal. Palm Beach County Fire Rescueshared a series of imagesfrom the incident, but a local man,Shawn Turner,was the real hero that day.
He was driving by when he spotted the sinking vehicle in the canal and stopped to help. When Turner realized there was an unconscious woman behind the wheel, he immediately dived into the water to save her from potentially drowning in her car. Two other bystanders jumped in to assist him and one helped him get the woman safely to the bank of the canal. She was breathing and paramedics took her to the hospital, officials report.