Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper awarded for helping to save the life of a woman who fell off a train in Texas

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An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper was thanked on August 2nd for his role in saving the life of a woman who fell off a train in Texas in July. 

Trooper Ian Lowry with the Ohio State Highway Patrol received a Director's Award for his actions in relation to a July 26 incident in which a female migrant was badly injured after falling off a train in Eagle Pass, Texas, and needed immediate medical care.

According to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety, the woman's leg eventually needed to be amputated after the fall, but she is expected to survive thanks to Lowry and Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Joseph Lopez. 

Lopez will receive a Lifesaving Award from the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

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