New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | October 21, 2018

New Kent County lifesavers

By Andre Jones | October 8, 2018 8:35 pm
Above, Curtisa Buckner Thomas (right) receives the Citizen Lifesaving Award from New Kent Sheriff J. Joe McLaughlin Jr. at New Kent’s Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night. On Sept. 5, Thomas witnessed a motor vehicle crash where the driver’s truck struck a tree on Cooks Mill Road. She pulled the driver from the vehicle as it became engulfed in flames. Below, New Kent Deputy Peter Mendoza received the Agency Lifesaving Award for his actions on June 6. The officer responded to a call where a man had accidently shot himself in the leg and applied first aid that saved the victim from bleeding to death.Andre' Jones photos

Above, Curtisa Buckner Thomas (right) receives the Citizen Lifesaving Award from New Kent Sheriff J. Joe McLaughlin Jr. at New Kent’s Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night. On Sept. 5, Thomas witnessed a motor vehicle crash where the driver’s truck struck a tree on Cooks Mill Road. She pulled the driver from the vehicle as it became engulfed in flames. Below, New Kent Deputy Peter Mendoza received the Agency Lifesaving Award for his actions on June 6. The officer responded to a call where a man had accidently shot himself in the leg and applied first aid that saved the victim from bleeding to death.

Andre' Jones photos

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