Anderson Trucking Service driver Larry Goessens has been recognized as a Highway Angel for helping out with a flat tire on a cold night. On Feb. 4, two sisters driving along Interstate 64 in Kentucky felt their tire blow out. It was snowing heavily, and their car slid off the road. With a sinking feeling, they realized that the spare tire in their trunk was equally flat.
Goessens stopped to help the sisters. First, he pulled the car out of the ditch; then, he drove to the next town, had the spare tire repaired, returned to the scene and replaced the flat tire with the spare.
Rhonda Davis, one of the women Goessens helped, was extremely impressed by the random act of kindness. “This may not be a big deal to some people, but you would not believe how many people just drove right by me, standing on the side of the road,” she wrote in a complementary letter to Anderson Trucking Service. “t was snowing to beat the dickens, and I am an old lady!