As his truck rolled along the abandoned dusty road, Martin Hall Jr. spotted something he didn’t expect to see. There on the track, with no one else in sight, was a dog with a leash hanging from its neck. Had the hound been dumped there or had it wandered off and got lost? Perplexed, the truck driver glanced around – and his suspicions began to grow.
Long, empty roads are probably a familiar sight to trucker Martin Hall Jr. of Merced, California. But he’ll always remember one particular day on the job thanks to a chance encounter on a dusty highway. And it all began with an unexpected detour.