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Four Caltrans Employees Awarded Medal of Valor for Heroic Service



Caltrans News Flash #77

Date: April 27, 2016
District: Headquarters
Contact: Tammie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

WEST SACRAMENTO – Four Caltrans workers were awarded the State Employee Medal of Valor in a recent ceremony, the highest honor California bestows on its public servants.

In this Caltrans News Flash, you’ll hear from these heroes and their inspiring stories, which include saving an injured flight instructor from a burning aircraft, pulling a woman from the path of an oncoming train, and rescuing a pregnant motorist from a burning car.

This video can also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/KGRx0umihvI

This News Flash is the 77th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz).

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