Terry L. Eschen saved Davon D. Silver-Jones from being struck by an automobile, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 26, 1992. Davon, 1, entered the street in front of a vehicle parked at his father’s house as a car approached. Eschen, 38, who was nearby on the sidewalk, saw Davon in the street and the approaching car. He immediately ran after Davon and picked him up but was then struck by the car and knocked to the pavement with him. Both Davon and Eschen were taken to the hospital, where Davon was treated for scratches to his head. He recovered. Eschen was hospitalized eight days for treatment of his injuries, including a fractured leg, which required surgery, and a sprained thumb.
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