‘A Remarkable Display’

Officer Lauded For Cool During Rescue Of Four

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Posted: March 11, 2013

Department of Corrections officer Willie Thompson (left) helped rescue four victims from a car that overturned into a creek, while Sgt. Danny Losh relayed Thompson’s call to 911. (Photo by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
LINVILLE — It was 19 degrees in Linville at 3 a.m. on Feb. 17. Snow was falling lightly.

Officer Willie Thompson was scheduled to work until 6 a.m. at the Men’s Diversion Center but his boss told…


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