By CBS Baltimore Staff

OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland Governor Larry Hogan presented a governor’s citation Friday to Jonathan Bauer, the man who jumped into the Assawoman Bay to rescue a baby when she fell into the water after a crash on the Route 90 Bridge.

According to the Office of the Governor, a governor’s citation is the recognition of “a specific achievement.”

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Bauer jumped 25-feet-from the bridge to save an 18-month-old girl from drowning. She was thrown from a vehicle into the water after a crash.

CBS Baltimore Staff