Thron has traveled around the world using his skillset to rescue animals from all sorts of disasters, but this could be the deadliest yet.
While helping a student look sharp for graduation isn't normally on the schedule for cops, it's definitely a part of serving the community.
One Good Samaritan immediately went toward the wreck with a lifejacket to help bring the pilot back to shore, where he could be treated.
The cause of the young actor's death is currently unknown, and family and friends are waiting for an autopsy to bring some closure.
"Most Heartwarming Story of the Day": Dog Lost for a Week Found Yelping at Bottom of Pit in Nat'l Park
Based on her condition, it appears that she could have spent most or all of that time stuck in the crevasse.
One officer ran to free the occupants while the other officer ran toward the front of the car and battled flames with a fire extinguisher.
Inmates Recognized for Their Good Deed After Rushing to Save Deputy Being Strangled by Another Inmate
The sheriff commended the inmates who intervened, saying he was grateful to those 'who did the right thing.'
The kids - most of whom were 11 or 12 - were in varying states of exhaustion, dehydration and shock after being stranded for 30 hours.
Woman and Dog Cling to Tree in Swift Canal for 18 Hours Until Help Arrives: "She Was About to Give Up"
The woman's dog fell into the canal and couldn't get out again, so the woman tried to rescue him but ended up trapped in the canal, too.
Unbeknownst to her father, Wilkerson snapped the heartwarming moment between the state trooper and her dad, and it's now a precious memento.