Two Vincennes Police Officers Get Lifesaving Commendation

Vincennes Police officers Josh Burke and Michael Caswell were presented with a Lifesaving commendation Monday for their quick action during a recent incident at Lincoln High School.

The two were recognized for their efforts to prevent Colton Duke from choking on a seatbelt.

V-P-D Sergeant Jon Hillenbrand, who recommended the two for the award, describes how the two saved the boy from choking…

Colton Duke was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Authorities say the incident could have been much worse, except for the action of the two officers.