Two Indiana State Troopers are being credited with saving a New Albany man’s life this weekend.
Indiana State Police officials said Trooper Patrick Stinson was traveling north on State Street when he was flagged down by a pedestrian who alerted him to a car that had crashed into a tree and burst into flames.
Stinson removed his fire extinguisher from his vehicle and broke the back window and extinguished the fire, then attempted to pull the driver, Vincent Nicholson, from the vehicle.
ISP said that another fire then broke out. Stinson extinguished that fire and once again attempted to pull the driver from the car, but was was again unsuccessful as flames erupted again.
About this time, Trooper Brock McCooe arrived on the scene and