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During a recent reunion at U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, German soldier Liridon Lukaj (right) meets with Spc. Heather Colton and her son, Riley. In April 2012, Lukaj helped rescue them from a severe traffic accident on autobahn A6 near Einsiedlerhof.

German soldier recognized for heroic effort

Story and photos Rick Scavetta
U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern

A broad smile lit up Liridon Lukaj’s face as Spc. Heather Colton walked up to him at Pulaski Park with her son, Riley.
Fifteen months earlier, Lukaj, a soldier in the German army, rescued them from a severe car wreck — a frightening memory that evaporated as Riley ran off to play with Lukaj’s own daughters.

August 22, 2013 ×