Road Kill by William Dylan Powell

by sandraseamans

Reading the title of this story brings all sorts of visions to your head that have nothing to do with this story.  This is the story of a little old lady who hitches a ride with a trucker and forces him to take her to the beach.  She’s dying of cancer and her final wish is to see the beach.  But things get tangled up in the trucker’s head and the story leaves you reeling with sadness.  You can read the story here

This story is a Spinetingler Award finalist.