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City comes together to help get police chief's son safely to hospital after father severely injured

Posted at 7:20 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 20:20:20-04

ROBINSON, TX — A group of Central Texans worked together to ensure safe passage for the son of Riesel Chief of Police Danny Krumnow after his father was severely injured while assisting another vehicle Friday afternoon.

Chief Danny Krumnow's son was on his way to meet his family at the hospital where his father was receiving treatment when his vehicle had a blowout.

Stranded on an access road near I-35, two Robinson Police Department patrol officers spotted the vehicle.

Officer Perry and Officer Hughes then rushed Krumnow and his passenger to his father's hospital.

But the support didn't end there.

The officers then contacted the Sun Valley Walmart and Big Boy Wrecker Services, who both assisted in towing Krumnow's vehicle, fixing his tire and transporting the vehicle to the Robinson Police Department for storage.

Christopher Holder, the Walmart Service Manager, volunteered his time and materials to complete the tire repair at no cost. The team at Big Boy Wrecking Services as well as their driver, Josh, also lent their services free of charge.

In a letter. Officer Ryon Perry recommended all those involved be rewarded a Citizenship Recognition Award, as well as a challenge coin for their kindness, saying in part, "This is an example of what it means to be a citizen of our city."