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Marc Ducote was Just Riding Along when he saved a life

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Marc Ducote with the woman he saved from a burning home.

Marc Ducote owns Bicycle World in Jefferson Louisiana.

He was Just Riding Along his usual route on the Mississippi River levee dressed in full roadie kit when he saw smoke, and then fire. He rode down to investigate and saw a dump truck had hit a trailer home and knocked it clean off of its foundation.

“There’s nobody there, and I’m wondering if anybody’s inside when I hear screaming,” Marc tells me, still high on adreneline from this morning’s rescue. (more…)