Trucker helps couple after hit-and-run in blizzard

The Truckload Carriers Association has recognized a Melton Truck Lines driver as a Highway Angel after he helped a couple whose vehicle was pushed into his truck by another truck on a mountain pass during a blizzard.

The trucker, Sam Dyess, of Killeen, Texas, was going over the mountains just west of Cheyenne, Wyoming on Interstate 80 on Nov. 24. Temperatures were in the low 20s and it was snowing hard.

A truck ahead of Dyess stopped in the middle of the interstate, for no apparent reason. There was a Jeep Wrangler between Dyess’ truck and the truck ahead of him that had stopped. …….Read More