Ronald Adams is going on a trip in that is far away. His mother, is not very happy that he is driving the whole time. He assures her that he will be ok and says goodbye .
While on the road, he has a chance to look at some scenery. While looking, he goes on a bridge and says he nearly hit a man. After he gets off the bridge he sees a hitchhiker.
Ronald passes the hitchhiker and stops to get gas. While getting gas he asks the man if they ever get hitchikers in the area, the man says no. Throughout the story Ronald passes the same hitchhiker over and over again.
Ronald calls his mom and some other lady picks up the phone explaining how she is still in the hospital over her son Ronalds death. Ronald was very confused becuase that is his name. Just as he was about to ask more questions his call time was up.
Back at the degining of the story Ronald was driving on a bridge. He moved out of the way to avoid a hitting a man. Little does he know he actually died trying not to hit the man.
Ronald was dead the whole time. He was now sitting in a deserted auto camp in gallup. Trying to process what he just learned.