Cassandra Dieckmann, Rapid City, SD

Rapid City, SD, Rural Carrier Associate Cassandra Dieckmann

Rural Carrier Associate Cassandra Dieckmann was recently collecting mail at a Rapid City, SD, shopping center when she saw a car speed through the parking lot and crash into a storefront.

While another witness called 911, Dieckmann rushed to the scene to check on the occupants of the vehicle.

The Postal Service employee rendered first aid to a passenger who complained of severe arm pain.

Emergency responders soon arrived and took over.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.