SC sandwich shop workers lauded for saving life

SPARTANBURG, SC (AP) - Two 25-year-old employees of a Spartanburg Subway sandwich shop have been honored for their quick action that helped saved the life of a teen trapped under a crashed minivan.

The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that Ryan Sherwood and Quentin Cagle were honored last week by their employer, the Cherokee Springs Fire Department and the Highway Patrol.

The two lifted the van off 15-year-old Paul Fouriezos, who was trapped after the crash with a broken back.

Sherwood says it was surprisingly easy to lift the van, which they held off the teen until emergency workers could get him out.

Fouriezos' mother, Andie DeKroon, says it was a miracle that Cagle and Sherwood were able to rescue her son. Paul Fouriezos is expected to make a full recovery after physical therapy.

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