Officer rides lawnmower to work in snowstorm

Officer Thomas McCall braved the snow and ice Thursday morning and rode his lawnmower to the prison where he works.  (CNN/WBTV)
Officer Thomas McCall braved the snow and ice Thursday morning and rode his lawnmower to the prison where he works. (CNN/WBTV)

MORGANTON, N.C. (CNN/WBTV) — A corrections officer in North Carolina was not going to miss work because of a snowstorm.

Officer Thomas McCall braved the snow and ice Thursday morning.

Knowing he couldn’t drive his car or walk, he rode his lawnmower to the prison where he works.

He had to stop and refuel but made it in about two hours.

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