A Michigan powerlifter was hailed as a hero last week after helping a man stuck under a 2-ton SUV.
Ryan Belcher, 29, was at the end of his workday on Thursday when he heard a violent shock outside. He explained to "Fox & Friends" on Monday that he had noticed a reverse Jeep Cherokee and that he had rushed out to the wreckage. Upon arrival, he found a man stuck under the vehicle calling for help.
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"When I first approached the vehicle, there were four good men, all of whom were trying to move it in. I saw that it was not happening and I imagined what better moment to use what I know I can actually do. " "Said Belcher
Belcher, who weighs 350 pounds and has the ability to roll 950 pounds and lift 800 extra pounds to death, noted that he could leverage the vehicle to free him from the man whose lower body was still inside the vehicle and the top of his body broken. against a speed limit sign.
"I just jumped in," he said. "I saw a broken window at the back of the vehicle and I knew that if I could rotate the vehicle in a certain direction, I could free it from that post. So, I just shook my arms and I do not know if I grabbed it, lifted it up and pushed it and all I heard was that it's enough to take it. "
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The man that Belcher rescued and another woman were seriously injured in the accident. No deaths have been reported.
Belcher said that he had met the man and his family on Sunday and that he had been commended for his heroic deeds.