VIDEO: Texas Officer Saves Woman's Life During Traffic Stop

An Austin, Texas, police officer is being called a hero after saving a woman who started choking during a Sunday July 5 traffic stop.

The officer pulled over a woman who he thought was driving while talking on a cellphone.

When he walked up to her car, he realized she was choking and was calling for help.

The officer saved her by performing the heimlich maneuver, WTHR TV reports.