Rural Carrier Associate Janine Kikla was recently delivering mail in Sutton, WV, when she grew concerned about a customer whose mail was piling up.
Kikla contacted local Postmaster Steven Jackson, who called police.
Responding officers checked on the man and found that he was gravely ill.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to take him to a hospital.
“Due to Janine’s awareness, the customer should recover,” Jackson said.