Trooper drives grieving man 100 miles to be with his family

A heartbroken brother was able to attend his sister's funeral because of the kindness of an Ohio trooper.

Early Sunday morning, Mark Ross found out that his 15-year-old sister was killed in a car crash. He and a friend immediately started driving from Indiana to Michigan. They got pulled over in Ohio for speeding.

His friend had an outstanding warrant, and was taken into custody and the car was towed.

That's when Sgt. David Robison offered to drive mark the 100 miles to his home in Detroit.

"As I was getting out of the car, he just reached over and was like, 'Mark? Can I pray for you?' 'Sure. Go ahead, I need it.' And he said one of the most meaningful heartfelt prayers and it really touched me," Ross told WDIV.

The grieving family members were so thankful, they invited the trooper to attend the funeral. The time for the service hasn't been set.

Ross told WDIV that he didn't intend to make the story go viral, or to show the "groundbreaking revelations that all cops are not bad cops."

He said hopes his experience can calm some of the unrest in the United States. But for now, he's focused on laying his little sister to rest.

"I really think I gained a brother and an angel at the same time," Ross said.
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