2 brothers hailed as heroes after Edens rescue

April 22, 2013 (NORTHFIELD, Ill.)

Ken Hechtman and his brother Daniel were driving home from their restaurant when the semi truck in front of them swerved near Tower Road. It struck another car and then burst into flames.

Daniel ran to the truck and pulled the driver and passenger out. Ken went to the back of the truck and carried a 10-year-old girl and a 39-year-old woman from the car to safety.

The passengers in the cars sustained serious injuries and burns.

The passengers in the truck were not as seriously hurt.

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