CLEVELAND — A driver who suffered a blowout on the highway got help changing his tire from Cleveland Browns safety Ronnie Harrison.
Michael Cutlip was driving Thursday afternoon when a tire blew out forcing him to pull over to the side of Interstate 80, WEWS reported.
“I had a tire that just exploded,” Cutlip said. “It went rolling, separated from the wheel and went rolling off of the car, down over the side of the road.”
Harrison was driving behind him and pulled over to help.
“I asked him if he had a jack. He didn’t have one, so I had one in the back of my truck so I grabbed it and helped him, lifted it up, changed the tire for him, helped him out real quick and made sure he was okay,” Harrison said. “I just wanted to make sure he was cool.”
Cutlip had no idea the good Samaritan was Harrison. As they changed the tire, Cutlip noticed Harrison’s truck did not have an Ohio plate. Cutlip asked him what brought him to the state.
Harrison said he had recently been traded. Cutlip then learned Harrison played safety for the Browns.
After helping, Harrison was on his way.
“I really appreciate what he did, it was amazing what he did,” Cutlip said. “I’m so thankful that he was there at that time.”
Harrison didn’t think twice about helping.
“That’s how my mom raised me. Be helpful, be kind to people, be respectful, help others, treat people the way you want to be treated—that’s what I always heard growing up,” Harrison said. “It just goes to show a little goes a long way, just being kind to people, just being there to help others.”
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