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EBR sheriff's deputy changing tire goes viral

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BATON ROUGE - A local sheriff's deputy has become internet famous after he was filmed changing a young man's tire this past week.

In a Facebook post, Nicole Johnson says a flat tire stranded her son, Kaelin, on the side of a road Thursday. Luckily for Kaelin, Lieutenant Chad Parker with the East baton Rouge Sheriff's Office noticed that he was having some trouble and stopped to lend a hand. 

"I just want to thank this officer for helping my son Kaelin, while also teaching him again (after his dad showed him) how to change a flat tire," Johnson posted.

Johnson also posted a video of Lt. Parker changing the flat, and it has been viewed over 300,000 times as of Sunday afternoon. She thanked Parker again and ended her post with a reminder with a reminder for everyone on social media.


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