Local Hero Recognized

On October 14, 2021, Sheriff Tim Catron along with Deputy Cody Neal recognized Jason T. McGinnis of Monticello, Ky. for his act of heroism in saving a life of a Wayne County man.
On July 6, 2021, Mr. McGinnis witnessed a motor vehicle accident on Kentucky Highway 92 East. The involved vehicle overturned after hitting a rock embankment then erupted into flames with the driver unable to exit the vehicle on his own accord due to his serious injuries. Without regard for his own life, Mr. McGinnis broke out the rear window of the vehicle then pulled the driver to safety. Mr. McGinnis’s actions without a doubt saved the life of the seriously injured driver.
Sheriff Catron and Deputy Neal presented Jason T. McGinnis with the Wayne County Sheriff Office Act of Bravery/Life Saving Citizen Award. Mr. McGinnis was given a plaque and a certificate in recognizing his act of heroism.