Deputy honored for his heroism
Monday, June 24, 2013
BENTON -- A Scott County sheriff's deputy was acknowledged Monday for his heroism after saving crew members from a burning train last month.
Justin Wooten of Chaffee received a plaque from Union Pacific Railroad and a second plaque from Scott County for pulling two Union Pacific employees out of a wrecked engine following the May 25 cargo train collision in the Chaffee-Rockview area in Scott County. The engine was lodged next to the train's second engine, which began burning after the crash.
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