Rural Carrier Hero: Melissa Dudley – Wylie Texas

Rural carrier protects customer from charging dog

Wylie, TX, Rural Carrier Melissa Dudley was on her route recently when she saw a large dog running toward a man who was going to his mailbox. The dog was barking and the man, 83, was having difficulty walking. Dudley pulled her vehicle in front of the man until neighbors arrived and got the dog under control. The man’s wife later wrote to Postmaster Marsha Mendoza to praise Dudley’s quick thinking. “We are so grateful for her,” the woman wrote. Dudley, the daughter of Postal Service employees, also received

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