ELK GROVE (AP) — Northern California police say a good Samaritan pulled three people from a pickup truck that had caught fire after an early Sunday crash.

KCRA-TV reports all three adults were hospitalized with one suffering life-threatening injuries. The one-vehicle crash occurred in the city of Elk Grove in Sacramento County, about 100 miles northeast of San Francisco.

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Elk Grove police spokesman Jason Jimenez said the three people would likely have died Sunday morning if not for the quick help of neighbor Jeff Garrett.

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Garrett said he’s a light sleeper and went to investigate when he heard the crash. He jumped over the fence in his backyard to help the injured.

A photo posted to the Elk Grove Police Department’s Twitter account shows a heavily-burned truck.

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