Iowa cop saves drowning teen just in time

The girl took a deep breath as the water in her car reached her face when an officer pulled her from her vehicle


By Stephanie Moore
NBC - 13 WHO

AMES, Iowa — An Ames police officer is being hailed as a hero after saving the life of a teenager.

Officer John Barney was on his way to an accident at Mortensen Road and University Avenue in Ames, when he quickly realized he was driving up on more than a simple fender bender.

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