RICHMOND, Texas -- A Texas police officer became a social media hero around 1 a.m. last Sunday. That's when Officer R. Morales pulled a woman off the railroad tracks just moments before a train arrived. This video was recorded on his dashcam.
According to the Richmond Police Department, Morales showed no concern for his own safety as he rescued the woman. After pulling her from the tracks, he had to restrained her to keep her from running back to the train.
The unidentified female was later taken to the hospital for evaluation.
RPD reports Morales has been an Officer for only ten months.