Indiana State trooper gives ride to kidney transplant patient whose truck broke down

WTHR | Jeremy Brilliant

INDIANAPOLIS - It started out as a normal day for Indiana State Police Trooper Aaron Gaul.

"It was one of those situations where I was just in the right place at the right time to be able to help," said Trooper Gaul.

But Tuesday was anything but normal for Scott Minton.

"It was a real important day. Something we don't want to be late. We even left the house early," said Minton, who lives in Cambridge City.

The last thing he was prepared for: being stranded on the interstate.

Fifteen miles outside of Indianapolis, Scott's truck broke down on the side of I-70. He was desperately trying to get his mother to Indiana University Hospital downtown where she was scheduled to get a kidney transplant - after waiting four and a half years.

That's where Trooper Gaul came in.

"That was a no brainer. Right place, right time and glad to be able to help," said Gaul. Continue reading

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