October 31, 2014

Girl takes on quest to thank railroad worker

Samantha Alvelo has thanked God for saving her young life after a train rolled over her three decades ago in Havelock, but she has always wanted to thank Joe.

She finally got that chance on Friday night.

Alvelo completed a decade-long search for the railroad worker she credits with saving her life when she talked with Joe Dunn on the phone on Friday night.

Dunn is a member of local 1129 out of Raleigh, N.C.

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