LI war vet rescues baby from smoking car

A Long Island war veteran who lost both his legs in Afghanistan is being celebrated for rescuing a baby from a smoking car. Matias Ferriera sprang into action on Wednesday after seeing a crash in Howard

News 12 Staff

Oct 16, 2015, 8:31 PM

Updated 3,144 days ago

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LI war vet rescues baby from smoking car
A Long Island war veteran who lost both his legs in Afghanistan is being celebrated for rescuing a baby from a smoking car.
Matias Ferriera sprang into action on Wednesday after seeing a crash in Howard Beach.
The Marine from Wantagh went to the damaged vehicle and pulled a baby out while his brother and his fiancee's dad freed the mother.
The Wantagh native was to be married Friday.
 


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