Taylor Winston, Marine Veteran Stole Truck To Transport Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Padgett can be heard replying'okay go ahead put them all in the back! Put them all in the back sure! Moments later people begin to put victims from the shooting in the back of her truck

"Once we got to the fence, I helped throw a bunch of people over, and got myself over", Winston said.

A Marine veteran sprang into action and stole a truck to drive dozens of bloodied victims to the hospital when bullets rained down at the Las Vegas music festival on Sunday.

"Once we dropped them off, we were like well, let's go back for round two and go get some more", he said.

A 29-year-old veteran used a stolen truck to drive critically injured victims to safety during what quickly became the deadliest shooting in US history. He found a white Chevrolet Silverado extended cab with the keys inside and loaded some of the most wounded into the truck.

"People started scattering and screaming and that's when we knew something real was happening", Winston told CBS.

"It was still quite scary, but we just knew they had to get to the hospital immediately", Winston told CNN.

Winston served in the Marines from 2006 to 2011, deploying to Iraq as part of a police mentor team and serving aboard the USS Boxer, where he worked on helicopters during the Capt. Richard Phillips rescue mission, the Daily Beast reports.

The duo transported around 20 to 30 people in two trips to the hospital until it looked like paramedics had the situation under control. "We were looking back and people were going down everywhere, it was pretty bad". "Shots were still firing, we had a couple of friends ... set up a make shift hospital on the backside away from the gunfire, and they were pulling people out of the venue".

"People needed to get out of there, and we tried the best we could to get as many as could", he said.

He returned the truck to its owner Monday night.

"I think a lot of my training helped in the event, helped me keep a cool head", Winston said.

His younger brother Curtis Dyer, 22, from Beeston, Nottinghamshire, said his brother was the type of person who would help, "as he is always there to help people when they need his help".

"I had called my mom to tell her that I love her and goodbye because I thought that was it", she says. He was not aware which of his passengers survived but said that he was confident that he made a difference that night.



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