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Local man thanks stranger for saving him after roll-over accident

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A Shreveport man says he's lucky to be alive after a dramatic car crash.

Cortney McCall says he owes his survival to the grace of God and the kindness of a stranger.

McCall says he was coming back from a tutoring session in Mansfield with some young students when a large bird flew into his windshield with its wings open.

From there, he drove off the road, flipped his truck four times and landed with his vehicle on its side.

Stuck inside, McCall says he couldn't open the windows or doors. He decided to start blaring his horn in hopes that someone would hear him and come to his rescue. That's when he says a man named Jeremy saved him.

"That's my message: It's not about black and white who you are Hispanic or whatever," McCall says. "We're still all human beings, and there is still some people that have that love right there."

McCall says he has called to thank his rescuer.

Luckily, he suffered only minor injuries and is getting bed rest before returning to work.

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