18-year-old uses baseball bat to rescue two men trapped in a semi

Published: Jun. 29, 2017 at 6:34 PM CDT
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- An 18-year old's quick thinking and his baseball bat helped rescued two men trapped in their semi after it rolled over during Wednesday night's storms.

Reed Butz says he and his mother were driving through the storms when he saw the semi rolled over two lanes on I-90.

Butz says he would have felt bad if he didn't stop knowing emergency responders were not at the scene. Butz saw a good samaritan trying to get the men out that's when he grabbed his baseball bat and smashed the windshield 20-30 times, freeing the men.

Butz says the men were very thankful for his help. No one was injured in the accident.