Video shows FedEx driver see fallen American flag in North Carolina front yard, hang it back up, give big salute

North Carolina News

MATTHEWS, N.C. (WJZY) — A Ring home security camera captured a special moment in Matthews this week when a FedEx driver noticed a fallen American flag and stopped to hang it back up before giving a big salute.

In the Ring video, you can see the FedEx driver notice the flag pole knocked over into the bushes in someone’s front yard while delivering a package.

The driver is seen placing the package on the ground before walking over to hang the flag back up. He is then observed saluting the American flag before leaving the property.

Courtesy of Karla Cruz

The homeowner, Karla Cruz, said she wants to find the driver and give him recognition and praise for his kind and patriotic actions. The homeowner said the driver briefly returned to pick up his scanner.

“We need more people like him in today’s world,” Cruz said.

If you know who this driver is, please email

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