First To Respond: A daring off-duty rescue

Eyewitness News This Morning

FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — On Tuesday Fresno police officer Thao Xiong discussed what was running through his mind as he rescued a motorcyclist who had crashed into a canal.

Officer Xiong says he had his kids in the car with him, having just picked them up from martial arts practice. Even while in “dad mode,” Xiong says knew he had to try to save a life.

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