Ray Dolin, 39, was hitchhiking across the United States to write a memoir about the kindness of Americans, when he got shot by one!
"He was sitting down to have a little lunch and this guy drives up. He thought he was going to give him a ride and as he approached the vehicle, the guy pulls out his weapon and shoots him. It's as simple as that," [Valley County Sheriff Glen Meier] said.
Betcha that will make it into the book: LinkUpdate 6/15/12 - The story gets stranger:
A West Virginia man who claimed to be a victim of a drive-by shooting along a rural Montana highway while working on a memoir called "Kindness in America" has confessed to shooting himself, authorities said Friday.Link