CHP OFFICER, Lisa Beaudette, second from right, along with CHP officer, Robert Nevins, left and EDSO Deputy, Todd Crawford, right, recall details of their response to an accident on Aug 1. First on the scene, Beaudette, assisted by Nevins, pulled a driver out of a burning vehicle. Deputy Crawford arrived and assisted the CHP officers in dragging the driver to a safe area. The three officers received honors from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Aug 27 for their life saving efforts that day. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Two from CHP, deputy applauded

By From page B1 | August 30, 2013

What some of us call a daring act of self-sacrifice, of putting another’s welfare above our own, of going above and beyond the call of duty, a few local public servants called “just another day.” That’s how California Highway Patrol Officers Lisa Beaudette and Robert Nevins described their role on Aug. 1 when they helped save Evan Bright’s life. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Deputy Todd Crawford arrived at the rescue in progress.

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