Ferry passenger awarded life ring award for saving a man's life

Navy Commander Erika Schilling is awarded the life ring award aboard the Edmonds to Kingston Ferry on January 18th, 2018 (Photo: KOMO News)

SEATTLE -- It was on December 2nd and the ferry Spokane was headed from Edmonds to Kingston. Navy Commander Erika Schilling was on board with her family returning from a trip when she heard someone say the word "emergency". Today, the Washington State Ferry System awarded her with the life ring award aboard the same ferry where she saved a man's life. To hear the full story, click the picture above.

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