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Utah dad who lost control of vehicle on road thankful for passers-by who saved children

Published 01/03/2012, Associated Press

Roger Andersen thought it was over. The 46-year-old lost control of his car this weekend on a winding Utah canyon road and slid into an icy river, trapping his 9-year-old daughter Mia and 4-year-old son Baylor, along with their friend, 9-year-old Kenya Wildman. "The first thought was, 'So this is it how it ends," Andersen said while choking back tears Monday. But it wasn't, thanks to a handful of passers-by who stopped and within seconds, jumped into the frigid river to help.

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