A truck driver rewarded for having saved a stray dog ​​on a motorway service area

He didn’t hesitate for a second. Seeing a young cachectic dog abandoned in a truck parking lot, a truck driver immediately decided to come to her aid. A few months later, his employer honored him.

For anyone who has followed his story, Rich Difronzo is a true hero. Thanks to him, in fact, a neglected dog left to her own devices was entitled to a new start, reported Erie News Now Monday, November 21.

Illustration of the article: A lorry driver rewarded for having saved a stray dog ​​on a motorway service area

Rich Difronzonicknamed Fonziis now a ” Highway Angel or “angel of the highway”. This is what is written on the sticker given to him on Monday by his employer and the association of carriers TCA (Truckload Carriers Association), on the occasion of a small ceremony organized in his honor.

Illustration of the article: A lorry driver rewarded for having saved a stray dog ​​on a motorway service area

This trucker works for the trucking company Barnhart Transportationbased at Nord Est in Pennsylvania. A few months earlier, he was making a delivery for which he was passing through New Jersey. It was in a rest area of ​​this state that he had made the sad discovery of an extremely thin dog tied to a tree.

I was there for a little while and kept asking people if they knew the female dog, because no one came near hertells the person concerned Erie News Now. People inside said someone tried to sell her on Saturday and they didn’t know she was tied to the tree there. So I cut her leash and took her home “.

Illustration of the article: A lorry driver rewarded for having saved a stray dog ​​on a motorway service area

A female dog transformed in 3 months

During 3 months, Rich Difronzo and his wife took care of the animal. The dog gradually regained a normal weight, regained her health and relearned to trust humans.

Illustration of the article: A lorry driver rewarded for having saved a stray dog ​​on a motorway service area

That’s not all, since the couple have found a loving family for the one who now responds to the name of Roxy Lynn. She was adopted by a friend. by Rich Difronzo and now leads a happy life in Kentucky.

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Even though Roxy Lynn is no longer by his side, Fonzi will treasure his memory forever. His new sticker, which appears prominently on his truck, is there to remind him.

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