COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A woman is thanking a Muscogee County corrections officer after she says he went beyond the call of duty to help her during a health emergency.
Sunday night, 24-year-old Chelsea Lloyd of Columbus was walking into the emergency room at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital, struggling to breathe.
As she walked through the hospital's parking lot, she bent over to reach her knees. She did not want to grab her mother who was helping her walk because she did not want her mother to fall.
Lloyd's mother yelled for help. That's when officer Matthew Spivey came over and grabbed her before she hit the concrete.
While off-duty, Spivey made sure she was okay before leaving.
At the time, Lloyd says she was unresponsive. She couldn't communicate and did not know who took care of her.
Lloyd later found out that Spivey was the officer and wanted to thank him.
She says Spivey is an example of someone who goes above his call of duty.