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Paramedic Is Honored for Helping Save Fiancee

CALVERT COUNTY, Md. -- Kelley Smith, a paid paramedic for Charles County and a volunteer in Calvert County, received an award for saving the life of her fiance, Anthony Cooper, ...

Paramedic Kelley Smith said she never imagined that when she jumped into an emergency vehicle with her fiance to answer a call in Calvert County in January that the couple would end up in a ditch, surrounded by shattered glass and twisted metal.

The actions Smith took in saving Anthony Cooper's life following the accident at Route 4 and Cove Point Road earned her a Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems' 2010 Stars of Life award.



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