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5-year-old helps save mom's life, honored by firefighters

Colt was honored by multiple fire departments on Friday. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Colt was honored by multiple fire departments on Friday. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 5-year-old boy WAVE Country was made a hero for a day after he helped save his mom's life.

Firefighters from several departments helped honor Colt on Friday, giving him some gifts and the chance to sit in a firetruck, because of his heroic deeds earlier this week. 

Colt Wagner was home on Tuesday with his mother, 40-year-old Kenetta, when she suffered a stroke and fell.

Wagner's mother crawled to where Colt was watching TV and able to get out the word phone.

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Colt rushed to grab the phone and helped to call his dad.

"And I said Colt, 'What's wrong with Mommy, is she down on the ground? Is she hurt?'" Tony Wagner, Colt's father said. "He said 'Yes.' And I said 'Where is she?' He said 'She's on the floor.'"

Mr. Wagner got there and was able to rush her to Norton Brownsboro hospital, to undergo surgery and a remarkable recovery. 

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