MERCER COUNTY, N,J. (WPVI) -- A postal worker is being credited with saving the life of someone on her route.
On Wednesday morning, the United States Postal Service recognized Margot Townsend during a ceremony at the post office in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.
In mid-January, she noticed mail was piling up outside an elderly resident's mailbox.
Townsend then heard the person yelling out for help and she called 911.
First responders say the person had a medical emergency. They credit Townsend with saving the customer's life.
New Jersey postal worker credited with saving resident's life