Teens: Taylor Swift Bracelets Saved Us in Wreck

When no one stopped to help, they used light bracelets from concert as flares
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted May 31, 2015 8:59 AM CDT
Taylor Swift accepts the award for top artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas.   (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Taylor Swift's super powers apparently know no bounds: The pop star, who can save a Montana high school from a final exam, is being credited with a more serious, albeit accidental intervention. Three Louisiana teenagers tell WBRZ that they were on their way home from Swift's Baton Rouge concert on May 22 when one, Elizabeth Dazzio, fell asleep behind the wheel and wrecked. "You could smell the gas and smoke," says sister Caroline Dazzio. "I was just thinking we need to get out of this car." Trapped, with their cell phones either dead or missing, the teens used light bracelets from the show as flares to flag down help. It worked: A woman saw the lights and "could tell that there was someone in the car," says Caroline Dazzio. She and a man pulled the teens from the car and called for help. Tweeted Swift: "This is unreal. I'm so happy they're okay." (Read more Taylor Swift stories.)

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