RICHMOND, Texas – A police officer in Richmond is being praised as a hero after saving a woman’s life.
According to KPRC, a citizen flagged down Richmond Police Officer Ramon Morales and told him a woman was sitting on some train tracks.
Morales arrived just as the crossing arms at the intersection were going down.
Dash cam video shows Morales running to the woman and dragging her to safety just seconds before the train comes rushing by.
Sgt. L Neinast said, “As the video goes on, she asked him if he’s the one that pulled her off the tracks and he said, ‘Yes I am of course.’ She said, ‘Why did you do that?’ He was a little shaken up over the circumstances. I think even more so after he saw the video realizing how close it was. He’s a hero. He went way above and beyond the call of duty to save someone else’s life.”
The woman was taken to a local hospital for assessment.