Video: Iowa letter carrier rescues elderly customer

A Marshalltown postal carrier went above and beyond the call of duty during one of her regular routes.

“It was a normal route, it was actually kind of nice out that day,” recalls Samantha Collinson.

Collinson was on her usual route through Marshalltown, when she heard something out of the ordinary.

“I was getting out sorting through mail and getting ready to go out on the next loop and I kept hearing what I thought was a little kid or a cat,” says Collinson.

As she went to investigate she saw a man’s arm waving in the air.

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