KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A woman is alive thanks today thanks to Officer Jason Gates.
According to WXMI, on Saturday, Gates pulled over a car for a red light violation. When he walked up to the vehicle he could see the driver was in distress.
At first, Gates said he thought she may have been trying to get out of the ticket but then realized she was choking.
Dash cam video shows him performing the Heimlich maneuver on the woman and the food was quickly dislodged.
The woman can be seen crying and hugging Gates, and he let her go without a ticket.