Boy recognized as a hero for actions during a crisis
Last updated 7/31/2022 at 3:19pm
The quick actions and calm thinking of Jackson Nixon, 12, helped save his and his mother's life when the accelerator in the car she was driving stuck, keeping the car moving between 65 to 75 mph on southbound I-25 in Fountain.
The frightening incident happened on June 9.
Jocelyn Darbyshire, a 9-1-1 dispatcher, received a call from Jackson shortly before their car passed Mesa Ridge Parkway as they were traveling southbound. She said she was on the phone with Jackson for seven minutes and the car traveled over 4 miles down I-25 before the harrowing ordeal ended.
Darbyshire worked with Jackso...