Twin Falls Deputy Honored
In October Deputy Patterson responded to an accident and found a truck partially submerged in a canal.
As she searched the bank for survivors she noticed a dark area in the water and realized it was a man. He had serious injuries and his body temperature was just 90 degrees.
The deputy says was surprised he was still alive.
Twin falls Sheriff Tom Carter says Deputy Patterson's actions saved the man's life.
Her family was there to celebrate with her, along with her grandparents and a cousin.
Deputy Krystn Patterson has worked for the sheriff’s office for 4 years.