Cullen Sellers, Sr., helped to rescue Jeremy K. Posey from an out-of-control motorboat, Reserve, Louisiana, July 15, 2000. Jeremy, 1, remained aboard a 17-foot-long motorboat that traveled out of control in tight circles on Lake Maurepas after the adults on board had fallen into the water. A man in another motorboat attempted to stop the circling boat, but his craft overturned when the two boats collided. Darkness fell as the circling boat continued out of control for more than 30 minutes, during which time rescue personnel and state wildlife agents, including Sellers, 29, responded to the scene. Sellers and another wildlife agent approached the circling boat in their 21-foot craft. As Sellers took their craft into the path of the circling boat and nosed it between that boat’s motor and stern, the other agent jumped from the bow of their boat into the stern of the circling one and pulled the throttle, causing its motor to stall. Jeremy was not injured.
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