Colerain Township, Ohio — A Rumpke Waste & Recycling truck driver is being hailed as a hero after saving a puppy Wednesday morning.
According to a post on Rumpke Waste & Recycling’s Facebook page, driver Aaron Kinsel was servicing customers in Colerain Township, near Cincinnati, when he noticed movement from a discarded backpack.
When he opened the backpack, Kinsel discovered a 10-week-old Boxer mix puppy.
Rumpke team members are currently getting the puppy much-needed care at a local veterinarian.
WCMH NBC 24 reported that local authorities are involved and Rumpke is offering complete cooperation with the investigation.
Kinsel told WCMH that he plans to adopt the dog into his family. “I felt like I was meant to find her,” he told the outlet.