Nearle Clarke nearly died in June 2011 in a car crash.
Kansas City police officer Sebastian Harriot saw the crash happen as he was responding to a call. Harriott helped stabilize Clarke.
Now 18 years old, Clarke is now interning at the Kansas City Police Department. He wants to pursue a career in law enforcement.
So he planned a special surprise appreciation event for Harriott Thursday.
"I could have lost my life," Clarke said. "It happened that quick. In a blink of an eye. I'm just happy to be here."
Harriott said he is proud of Clarke and appreciated the recognition.
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