October 29, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Doug Sewell, 42, of Jackson received a commendation from Washington County for his efforts to save a life while working for the Shared Ride Taxi Service.
On September 21, 2020, Sewell picked up a client from the nursing home and quickly noticed at a stoplight the woman was unresponsive. “I pulled over, checked her pulse and called 911 and started CPR until paramedics came,” said Sewell.
The woman eventually died at the hospital however Sewell received a commendation for “going above and beyond” in his efforts and for being a man of strong “character, quick action, and demonstration of love for his neighbor.”
“The recognition makes me feel appreciated,” said Sewell. “I tried to stay calm and just do the best I could.”