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MECHANIC FALLS, Maine – A teen driver was rescued early Wednesday morning from the wreckage of his burning car by a police officer and a man driving by the chaotic scene on his way to work.

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Aryn Johnson, 19, crashed his car and it burst into flames as Mechanic Falls police officer Andre Chasse pried away the windshield, WMTW reported.

Chasse and a driver passing by on his way to work were able to pull Johnson from the car and to safety, police dashcam video shows.

Johnson was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released.

“I’m so thankful that I’m alive. It’s unbelievable,” Johnson told WMTW. “God bless (them). If there is anything I can do for them, buy them a meal, I would love to.”

The cause of the crash is under investigation.