After lifting the woman, who is said to be in her twenties, over the rail, the pair sat on the ground talking until a corrections officer and another woman who said she was a counselor approached and took over.
‘It was meant to be,’ Barton said. ‘I was supposed to be there for her at that moment and I was. I wanted to convey that whatever it was, I’m going to help you through and it’s not as serious as jumping onto the 198.
‘I feel like I did what I was supposed to do at the time,’ Barton said. ‘I’m a football guy so when you sit the bench and the coach calls your number, you gotta go in there make a play, do what the play calls for, and I think that’s what I did.’
His co-workers call him ‘Big Country’, a big man with a big heart. When he returned to the bus to finish his route, his passengers gave him a round of applause.
Sources: Youtube & Daily Mail