Teens hailed as heroes after boating accident

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For Louisiana teenagers Kyle Dupre, Ryan Carroll and Caleb Landry, a fun Saturday trip on the river quickly turned into a matter of life and death.

"We were just going to go fish, go wakeboarding and stuff" said Ryan Carroll. 

"We heard a really loud banging sound and some screaming" said Kyle Dupre. "We hurried up, reeled our fishing poles in and went out there."

Officials say a pontoon boat and a bass boat collided, damaging both vessels and throwing nearly a dozen people in the water. Dupre, Carroll and Landry were the true first responders on the scene. 

Click here for the full report by KPLC-TV News.