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Patrick Dempsey, who saves lives on a weekly basis as Dr. "McDreamy" Shepherd on Grey's Anatomy, got a chance to rescue someone in real life.

On Tuesday, the actor pulled a teen from an overturned car after an accident, according to a tweet from The Shield creator Shawn Ryan.

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The post reads, "True Story: Grey's Anatomy actor Patrick Dempsey pulled my friend's son out of overturned car after bad accident on Tuesday. #GoodDude."

Dempsey recently tweeted that there were "lots of tears," reading the Season 8 finale for Grey's Anatomy. He has yet to sign a new contract to return to the ABC medical drama next season.