Minnesota State Patrol recognizes heroic acts

MN State Patrol recognizes heroic acts

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(ABC 6 News) – Today, the Minnesota State Patrol handed out awards to public servants who’ve performed amazing acts of heroism on the job.

Others recognized at the ceremony included bystanders who helped injured officers, nurses who provided CPR at crash scenes and high-performing officers.

A Washington County deputy, who already received two awards for pulling a burning man from a vehicle seconds before it exploded, was celebrated again today.

Today, he was reunited with the man he saved.

“All I remember were headlights coming out me, and I was out,” said Tom Roberts, a FedEx driver.

“For myself, I think God put me in the right place in the right time… and I had the right skillset to pull Tom out of that truck,” said Deputy Chris Majeski.

State Patrol Chief Matt Langer says today was an important way to recognize the good deeds of law enforcement across Minnesota.