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Man Set To Meet Good Samaritans Who Saved Him From Crash

Posted at 5:34 AM, Sep 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-06 07:37:01-04

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A truck driver is meeting the people who saved him from a burning tanker back in May.

On May 13, driver Burl Bowling was trapped after a fiery crash on US 150.

Fortunately, Sergeant Mario King was nearby.

Mario King– WAVE 3 News

King and two others were able to save Bowling, but King left before any thanks could be given.

King will be awarded the prestigious Soldier’s Medal on Friday at Fort Knox.

Bowling will meet with his good Samaritans around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Limestone Grill in Mount Vernon where they will be honored by the city and state.