WATCH: Dash cam video captures heartwarming moment between child, trooper
MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana Highway Patrol trooper reflected on a special moment shared with a little girl whose family he stopped to help.
Trooper TJ Templeton was in for a surprise during what he expected to be a routine response to a car crash near Missoula.
Templeton said on Twitter that no one was injured in the crash, but a little girl was in the car at the time.
Templeton shared video from his dash cam that shows the little girl reaching up to grab his hand as they walked away from his vehicle.
Based on his tweet, you can tell the moment had a profound impact on the trooper.
“I’ve had many rewarding moments as a trooper. But this one…this simple gesture of a scared child reaching out to hold my hand. This one I cherish most.”
I’ve had many rewarding moments as a trooper. But this one… this simple gesture of a scared child reaching out to hold my hand. This one I cherish most. #ItsTheSmallThings #GoodMemories #BestJobEver pic.twitter.com/hVnnvNkJYm
— Trooper TJ Templeton (@Trooper_TJ) October 5, 2019
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