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*You probably heard about Jamie Foxx going into hero mode the other day and rescuing a man trapped in a burning car after an accident.

Now the actor is speaking out … giving details about how he was able to save 32-year-old Brett Kyle’s life.

On Tuesday, Foxx spoke to ABC7 outside his Hidden Valley home about the incident. Foxx says he used a pair of EMT scissors to cut the driver’s seat belt and hoisted him out of the truck and to safety.

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Kyle’s father was on scene too to thank the actor and got emotional for obvious reasons.

TMZ reports that unfortunately, Kyle — who was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries — was also booked for DUI.

Kyle’s 2007 Toyota Tacoma flipped after striking a drainage pipe and concrete.