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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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Driver named Highway Angel for helping motorist who had stroke

Jerry Ginter helped a driver who had a stroke get out of his vehicle to safety.

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Trucker helps woman deliver baby at truck stop, named Highway Angel

When he entered the restroom, he found a woman on the floor in labor with her husband trying to help. He laid towels down under the woman while her mother encouraged her, and after a few pushes, a baby girl was delivered.

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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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Landstar driver named Highway Angel for helping woman escape burning pickup

Moore was driving west on Highway 100 outside of Keystone Heights, Fla., on April 13, 2016, when he witnessed a pickup truck take a corner too fast ahead of him, leave the highway and crash into a tree. He immediately pulled over to help and, when he got to the scene, found a woman with a serious arm injury unable to get out of the truck.

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North Carolina driver named Highway Angel for helping elderly man after rollover accident

Debehnke crawled into the van through the sliding door on the passenger side, checked the driver's vitals and loosened the seat belt to relieve the pressure on the man's shoulder.

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Trucker named Highway Angel of the Year for saving pregnant woman after crash

Grimaldi rescued a pregnant woman from a crushed car following a rollover accident on westbound I-80 near Donner Pass on Dec. 13, 2015.

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