Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

{Thank You for Saving My Life} {Thanks for Saving My Life: Betty}

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

{Thank You for Saving My Life} {Thanks for Saving My Life: Betty}

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Byline: KUE DAVIS

BETTY Scott doesn't know the man she met in the street on Friday "from Adam", but wants to say thank you - for saving her life.

Betty, 82, was attempting to cross Grafton Street outside the Coffs Harbour Ex-Services Club on Friday when the lights changed, and she failed to see the barrage of traffic coming toward her.

"I was about to cross, and I didn't see the cars coming. All of a sudden a man came out of nowhere and just picked me up and grabbed me in his arms, and carried me to the middle section out of the way," she said.

"If it wasn't for him, I wouldn't be alive right now."

"He picked me right up off the ground and didn't put me down until I was safe. It was a bit embarrassing because he almost had me over his shoulder, my feet were a foot off the ground - but I wouldn't be alive today if it wasn't for him. …

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