Adam says goodbye to his mother, but she doesn't like the idea of leaving. She wishes he wouldn't go and it isn't safe. His mother tries to change his mind about going but Adam leaves anyway.
Adam was Crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on a rainy morning when he saw a man leaning on a cable wire. The man stepped onto the road and Adam served to avoid from hitting him. Instead he had gotten into a crash and seemed to forgotten.
Adam started to get scared and decided to stop at the next gas station. He was relived to see the mechanic and started asking questions about hitchhikers around here. The mechanic was confused and sad that there were never anyone on the roads.
Adam is very confused and scared, so he calls his mother to here a familiar voice. Instead of hearing his mother when calling, he hears Mrs. Whitney's voice. Mrs. Whitney said she has been prostrated for 5 days, because of her oldest son, Adam's, death.
Adam is cut short by the operator and can't find anymore information about the situation. He is confused, scared, and doesn't know what to do. He thinks that is going mad, or crazy.
Adam crashed at the Brooklyn bridge and passed away. He was seeing the Hitchhiker(death) in a dream. When finding out he didn't even know who he was.