ROCKWALL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A cheerleader’s quick thinking saved a boy’s life during the Rockwall High School homecoming parade.
Tyra Winters sprung into action while sitting on the float, waving to children, when she noticed a mother yelling “help!” as her son choked on a piece of candy.READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
Without hesitation, Winters jumped off the moving float, ran over to the boy, tilted him down and gave him a few back thrusts until he stopped choking.
Her school district is applauding her courage and kindness, along with the rest of the community.READ MORE: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
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