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DOVER, DE - OCTOBER 01: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, and his wife Amy, stand on the grid during the National Anthem prior to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Apache Warrior 400 presented by Lucas Oil at Dover International Speedway on October 1, 2017 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a warning to people in North Carolina: If you don’t have to be on the roads, stay home!

The retired race car driver stopped earlier today in Mooresville to help a couple whose vehicle had slipped off the roadway and into a ditch.

According to a tweet from Dale, he too also had trouble on the roadways.

Just five minutes after he helped the couple, Dale’s truck slid off the road and into a tree.

According to an article published on WIS10, no injuries were sustained during the ordeal and Dale’s truck suffered minor damages.

His experience on the road today is a good reminder that the weather has made road conditions dangerous.

We’re so glad to hear Dale is okay.

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