VIDEO: Hobbs veteran rescues woman from floodwaters

HOBBS, NM (KOSA) -- It's a story that is sure to make you smile.

After parts of the Permian Basin saw hail and heavy rain on Monday, flooding caused headaches for many in our area. Some people needed a little help.

Video sent to CBS7 shows Hobbs veteran Perry Chee springing to the rescue of a woman who was stuck in her car.

Chee tells us that he kept thinking "Focus, focus, focus," to keep from being afraid. He says that he didn't have a moment of hesitation and was able to bring the woman to safety.