FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - Forsyth County sheriff's deputies are crediting three drivers for rescuing a paraplegic man from a burning van during an accident on Georgia 400.
Channel 2's Jeff Dore went to Dawsonville to talk with one of the guys who was driving by, saw the wreck, and jumped out to help.
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said the driver of the van is paraplegic.
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Three passersby risked their own lives to rescue the driver. Investigators identified them as Gary Alan McBryar of Loganville, Terry Johnson of north Fulton County, and Todd Hollaway of Dawsonville.
Hollaway is a paramedic, and was doing CPR on the woman from the red car.
"The other guy, who pulled in behind me went over to the van to help with that guy and he said
He and others continued to do CPR on the woman in the red car but she did not survive.
The sheriff's office said her name is Maria Josefa Martinez. She was 60 years old and a custodian with Forsyth County Schools.