Texas trucker is being hailed as a hero for pulling over his rig
as he suffered a heart attack, preventing his rig from causing harm
to other drivers, The San Antonio Express-News reported March
driver, Bill Camp, died shortly afterward at a nearby hospital.
who drove for a sod company, began to feel chest pains while delivering
a load. His supervisor, Russell Osburn, told the newspaper Camp
recognized what was happening when the pain started since he had
a heart attack several years ago.
carefully pulled his rig over, called his employer and then called
was smart enough to get the 18-wheeler off the road and not put
anybody's life in danger," Osburn told the newspaper.
he thought of the safety of others before his, my daughter considers
him a hero. All the kids do; they're very proud of their dad,"
the driver’s wife, Wanda Camp, said.