An Alabama man, who was known as “Pissed Off Trucker” no TikTok, died in an accident earlier this month, just hours after he expressed his desire to get home.
Steven Hull Raley, 52, was behind the wheel of his semi truck when it veered off of the road, the Kansas Highway Patrol told local NBC affiliate KSNW. Raley’s truck then rammed through a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) fence and continued going for a quarter-mile. The truck then turned around and went back through the same fence before going across eastbound and westbound lanes on I-70. It ended up in a nearby ditch.
Por The Kansas City Star, Raley was rushed to Citizens Medical Center where he was declared dead. Officials told the outlet he was wearing a seatbelt when he crashed his 2019 Volvo semi around 8:30 PM. horário local.
The incident is still being investigated, The Topeka Capital-Journal relatórios.
The Kansas Highway Patrol did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
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“All I care about is getting home on home time,” he told his followers. “That’s what I care about more than anything else.”
Raley, who has more than 200K followers on the platform, ended with, “I appreciate all of you guys on TikTok. eu faço, y’all are good people. But if I’m not on your ‘For You’ página, Eu não me importo. Just get me home.”
UMA GoFundMe started by his wife’s colleagues aims to cover funeral expenses and has raised more than $3,000 de seu $5,000 meta.
“While we cannot imagine the pain and grief she is experiencing, we know that her husband was her world,” it reads in part.
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The Truckers’ Final Mile organization asked for donations for Raley’s family via o Facebook in order to bring his body back to Alabama “to be laid to rest.”