Above and Beyond

Annmarie Kocher and Doris Shaw

KINGSTON, Pa. -- Two bus drivers stepped in after a woman was stabbed earlier this month in Luzerne County.

In front of a room full of their proud coworkers, those Luzerne County Transportation Authority bus drivers were honored for their heroic efforts in the early morning hours of May 2.

Driver Annmarie Kocher was on her bus waiting for driver Doris Shaw to meet up at a bus stop in Pittston around 12:30 a.m. when Yuanita Folk came running up covered with stab wounds.

"She was hurt. She was definitely stabbed multiple times, and I just need to get her sitting down so she didn't fall over," Kocher said. "So I just put her on the bus like anybody else would."

Moments later, Shaw's bus pulled up. Shaw jumped on Kocher's bus to help.

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