Man in submerged truck off I-94 saved by off-duty firefighter

An off-duty Eden Prairie firefighter was in the right place at the right time Wednesday when the truck he was following left the road and became submerged in water just off of I-94 in Collegeville. William Beumer rescued the man in the vehicle, whom officials believe went off the road because he had a medical condition.
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An off-duty Eden Prairie firefighter was in the right place at the right time Wednesday when the truck he was following left the road and became submerged in water just off of I-94 in Collegeville. William Beumer rescued the man in the vehicle, whom officials believe went off the road because he had a medical condition.

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