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WATCH: Citizens on Patrol helped save man's life

(Facebook: Cincinnati Police Department) (Facebook: Cincinnati Police Department)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A member of the Cincinnati Police Departments Citizen’s on Patrol program jumped into action when he came across an auto accident.

Roddy Williams discovered a motorcycle engulfed in flames after a crash at the intersection of Warsaw and Ross Avenue on Aug.8.

Police identified the motorcyclist as Damien Canady, most notably to his left leg.

Williams and Officer James Mathews quickly took action, carrying Canady away from the motorcycle and fire.

Once on the sidewalk, they were able to render lifesaving efforts to the victim. 

"The heroic actions taken by Mr. Williams and Officer Mathews were not just brave; they played a key part in preserving the life of Mr. Canady," Cincinnati Police Department posted on Facebook

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