Student Honored by Savannah-Chatham Police for Rescuing Three Young Children on His Way Home For Easter

reggie_owens_4.18The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department and the Savannah City Council honored a heroic citizen who tended to three young children after they were ejected from a vehicle during a crash in downtown Savannah.

Assistant Chief Julie Tolbert presented Reggie Owens, 21, with the department’s Citizen Award of Commendation.

The wreck occurred at the intersection of MLK Jr. Blvd. and Gwinnett St. around 1:30 a.m. on April 4, 2014. The car was hit by a drunk driver. Owens, a South
Carolina State student, was on his way home in Savannah to spend Easter with his family. When Owens came upon the wreck, he jumped out of his vehicle and ran to
help.

Read the full story in the print edition of The Florida Star and The Georgia Star Newspapers

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