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CFI driver recognized for helping fellow driver who had stroke, fell out of truck

Efferson saw a driver on the ground under a truck, ran over to see if the driver was still alive and found him conscious. At this point, she stayed by the man’s side to keep him calm until medics arrived. She soon learned the man had suffered a stroke, which caused him to fall out of his truck.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for helping fellow trucker injured in crash

Elkhart, Ind.-based trucker Dave Begley stopped to help a fellow trucker who had crashed into the woods off of I-80 in Pennsylvania.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for performing CPR on fellow driver

Chris Lemaire witnessed another trucker collapse in a truck stop and began performing CPR until paramedics arrived on the scene.

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Driver honored for pulling motorist away from burning pickup truck

Parada then grabbed the driver and pulled him away from the pickup, just before it exploded. The driver of the pickup sustained burns to his knees, feet and arms.

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Trucker recognized for helping fellow driver hit by vehicle

Bison Transport driver Ajay Toor stopped his rig to help a fellow trucker who had been hit by a car.

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Trucker who rescued fellow driver from flood named Highway Angel of the Year

Daniel Sieczkarski of Rochester, N.Y., a driver for Melton Truck Lines out of Tulsa, Okla., has been named the 2016 Highway Angel of the Year for rescuing another truck driver from rising flood waters last April in Houston.

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Trucker chases, catches and stops dump truck whose driver was incapacitated

Once on the side of the road, David ran down the dump truck on foot, opened the door and set the brakes. When the dump truck stopped, he checked on the driver, who was not breathing.

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Trucker named Highway Angel for helping heart attack victim

While talking with the 911 operator, Brian O'Leary unbuckled the man and pulled him from the truck onto the ground, then performed CPR for more than four minutes.

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Canadian driver pulls two fellow truckers from jackknifed truck

The other driver told him his team partner was in the sleeper, and Sohi found him unharmed. He was able to then pull both drivers out of the truck before calling 911 and waiting for authorities.

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Driver hears two-truck collision at truck stop, rescues fellow driver

Jeff Aleman crawled into the cab to help the driver and saw diesel leaking behind the driver’s head and the engine nearly in the cab, which was filled with smoke. He was able to break the back window of the truck and pull the driver out, who got out with only scrapes and soreness.

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