Michelle Hansen, Deptford, NJ

Deptford, NJ, Letter Carrier Michelle Hansen

Deptford, NJ, Letter Carrier Michelle Hansen was recently making deliveries when she grew worried that a 94-year-old customer had not picked up her mail as usual.

Hansen alerted police and asked them to check on the woman.

Officers soon discovered that the customer had suffered a stroke and was in dire need of medical attention.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene to provide further assistance.


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