Shannon Rasco used one word to describe Roane County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Tim Hawn on Friday:
“Awesome,” she said, holding back tears.
Rasco and her boyfriend, Todd Mann, had stopped on the side of Blair Road to rest when Mann fell down a steep embankment and into Poplar Creek Friday afternoon.
Hawn was in the area when he saw a report about the accident come across the Computer Aided Dispatch system in his patrol car.
He rushed to the scene, made his way down the embankment and pulled Mann out of the water.