Trump: I'm Giving Hero Bus Driver $10K

He tweets that reward is on the way for Buffalonian who saved woman
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 1, 2013 5:07 PM CDT
Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

(Newser) – Assuming Donald Trump's tweet is as good as his word, a Buffalo bus driver is about to get a nice reward for rescuing a suicidal woman. Trump tweeted that he intends to give Darnell Barton $10,000 for his actions, reports WIVB-TV. "The bus driver who saved the woman from jumping off the bridge was really cool, great guy," he wrote. "I'm going to send him $10,000-he deserves it!" If you missed the original story, Barton stopped his bus when he spotted a woman who looked ready to jump from a bridge overpass into traffic. He calmly got her off the ledge and stayed with her until help arrived. (Read more Donald Trump stories.)

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