(WXYZ) - They were driving on I-275 near Livonia when their car just stalled.
The falling snow created close to white-out conditions. Orin Smith called 911, but luck was on their side. Mike Tate, a driver with Quality Towing in Southfield, was nearby and made the rescue.
A Michigan State Police Trooper was also nearby and blocked traffic for Tate to make the tow.
His 95-year-old mother was riding with him. They said they are incredibly thankful luck was on their side.
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