Letter Carrier Kevin Berard was recently making deliveries in Warwick, RI, when he grew concerned about a customer whose mail was piling up.
Berard alerted a neighbor, who arranged for a wellness check.
The customer was discovered unconscious and was taken to a hospital for treatment of a stroke.
Emergency responders praised the letter carrier for his life-saving intervention.
“Kevin has an excellent rapport with the customers he serves,” said Warwick Postmaster Brian Holt.