Texas man who paid for sick officer's flight honored


By Tanya Eiserer
Dallas Morning News

DALLAS — Eugene Knies, a McKinney resident who donated the $7,500 to pay for the air ambulance to bring Officer Alex Garcia home, received the Honorary 2008 Great First Responder Award on behalf of CareFlite and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council.

James C. Swartz, (right) President and CEO of CareFlite, presented the award to Knies (left) at his car dealership in Bonham on Tuesday.

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