Bystanders save veteran from drowning in Lealman

7:41 AM, May 18, 2013   |    comments
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Lealman, Florida -- A veteran was saved by two bystanders after falling in a pond.

On Friday, May 17, veteran Robert Lunay was looking at a pond at the Disabled American Veterans located on 37th Street North. Suddenly, his wheelchair slipped and Mr. Lunay, a double-amputee, rolled into the pond. 

Two bystanders, Robert Fields and Norman Steeers, heard Mr. Lunay calling for help and rescued Mr. Lunay. 

Firefighters arrived to find Mr. Lunay being held up in the water by the two men. Mr. Lunay was not injured.

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