The child exiting the school bus heard the truck's horn beeping, and saw Odom when he walked to the vehicle.
"His uncle came over and forced the window down. And took the kid out and brought him to us," Peterson told WLOX. “[The boy] was inside the truck apparently sleeping. His back, when we got him, he had a bunch of stripes on his back that matched up to the seams in the truck. So we’re thinking he was just in the truck sleeping.”