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Good Samaritans rescue two from burning car in Mississippi

Two people were rescued by passers-by from a burning car in Mississippi following an accident on Thursday and AP photographer Gerald Herbert was there to capture it.  The fire was extinguished by the hose of a cement mixer and fire extinguishers from nearby truckers. The driver was then extracted from the wreckage by civilians as rescue personnel arrived.  She and her handicapped sister, who was removed from the wreckage earlier, were airlifted from the scene.  

"We were all sure she was going to perish. The sounds of her screams and the sight of the fire inching closer to her, that was the most horrible and helpless feeling I've ever felt in my life," Herbert told the AP.

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