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Marine Who “Stole” Truck During Vegas Shooting to Save Dozens Gets New Truck From Dealership [VIDEO]

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Marine veteran Taylor Winston used his quick thinking to help save 20 to 30 people’s lives Sunday night in at the Route 91 Harvest festival when Stephen Paddock shot at concert goers from his hotel room. Winston found a truck nearby with the keys in it and commandeered it to drive the injured to the hospital. Now, it looks like he will be rewarded with a new vehicle for his heroism.

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On the night of the shooting, Winston filled the truck with as many wounded as he could fit and transported them to the hospital, making numerous trips back and forth. He attributed his smart thinking and quick decision-making to his time in the Marines.

Three days later, the 29-year-old received a text from the man that he “stole” the contracting truck from. “Hey Taylor told you might have the keys to my truck?? All I won’t is the key. Other then that its all water under the bridge to me and hows the people you hauled doing.”

Winston, who served two tours in Afghanistan before retiring as a sergeant, responded: “I have em for ya. When do you want to meet for em? We’re at the Monte Carlo. I took about 30 critically injured to the hospital. Your truck was extremely important saving those peoples lives.” “I don’t know if they all made it,” he added.

“I don’t know if they all made it,” he added. He continued by apologizing¬†for all the blood inside the vehicle and in the truck bed.

Earlier today it was announced that B5 Motors, a Gilbert, Arizona car dealership, would gift Winston a truck for his heroic efforts. Winston will continue to pay it forward by selling his current vehicle and donating the proceeds to the Vegas shooting victims and their families.

B5 Motors tracked Winston down by using the power of social media:

The dealership posted a video of Winston receiving his new Ford F-150 on their Facebook page: