Albany Sheriff's Deputy hailed a hero after Thacher Park Rescue

Deputy Corey Prignon (Albany County Sheriff's Office)  

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Sheriff's Craig Apple is hailing one of his deputies as a hero after a rescue at Thacher Park.

Sheriff Apple says Deputy Corey Prignon was dispatched for a call at Thacher Park.

On arrival, Deputy Prignon found a person nearly over the edge of the cliff, holding onto another person who was dangling over the cliff.

Deputy Prignon quickly got both subjects back up and dragged them to safety, according to Sheriff Apple.

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