After Jason Lynch pulled into a Shell station in Marysville, Washington, on Tuesday, he was treated to quite the unexpected sight: A "giant" Mercedes van had arrived and was "playing music super loud," he wrote on his Facebook page.
And who did the Seattle Seahawks fan see jump out of the attention-grabbing vehicle and walk into the store? His favorite team's star running back, Marshawn Lynch.
While Jason Lynch isn't related to the powerful gridiron player, his affinity for the larger Lynch is apparent by a quick gander at his Facebook page where he's seen donning Lynch's #24 Seahawks jersey.
"I thought about asking for a picture but was in my work clothes and decided not to bother him," Jason Lynch wrote.
What Jason Lynch didn't know is that he dropped his wallet — a mishap he blamed on getting "distracted." Who can blame him?
But then something happened that that made it all worth it.
When Jason Lynch got home his neighbor knocked on his door and, holding his wallet, said he'd never guess who brought it back.
"When she said Marshawn Lynch I was shocked!" he wrote.
Lynch, receiver Ricardo Lockette and a cameraman were headed to an assembly at Marysville-Pilchuck High School — where five people were killed in a shooting last month — and decided to bring the wallet to the surprised fan on the way, ESPN reported.
"My neighbor tried asking for a pic but they politely refused and their only concern was that I got my wallet back," Lynch wrote.
Jason Lynch later tweeted his thanks to Marshawn Lynch — and got some retweet love from his hero: