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Gardendale choking child saved by stranger in a pickup truck


A Gardendale woman is searching for a good Samaritan who saved the life of her 9-year-old son on their way home from church. Candace Pimentel had to pull over on the side of the road after her son Raylen started choking on a piece of hard candy. While she was frantically waving down anybody who could help, a man in a pickup truck stopped, successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver and went on his way.In the video above, WVTM 13’s Brittany Decker talks to the Pimentels, who are hoping they can find their “angel in a pickup truck” to let him know how thankful they are for his actions.If you know the man who helped this family, contact us at wvtm13@wvtm.com to help get the two connected again!

A Gardendale woman is searching for a good Samaritan who saved the life of her 9-year-old son on their way home from church. Candace Pimentel had to pull over on the side of the road after her son Raylen started choking on a piece of hard candy. While she was frantically waving down anybody who could help, a man in a pickup truck stopped, successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver and went on his way.

In the video above, WVTM 13’s Brittany Decker talks to the Pimentels, who are hoping they can find their “angel in a pickup truck” to let him know how thankful they are for his actions.

If you know the man who helped this family, contact us at wvtm13@wvtm.com to help get the two connected again!

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