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Rural RCA saves teen’s life during dog attack

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HeroAbbyPuckett large storyRural Carrier Associate Abby Puckett was recently delivering mail in Corinth, MS, when she came upon an 18-year-old customer being attacked by five dogs.

Puckett used repellent spray to safely end the attack, then called 911 after carrying the teenager to the postal vehicle to get out of harm’s way.

Emergency responders rushed to the scene, and the victim was flown to Memphis, TN, for medical treatment.

“The consensus among the responding personnel was that the young woman would have been killed without Abby’s intervention and assistance,” said Corinth Postmaster Leslie Aldridge.

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