The Oldham family from Poland were on a camping trip in Maine, USA on Tuesday this week, when they were surprised by a violent storm.
This resulted in the fall of two large pine trees at the family’s camping site, he writes independent.
The accident must have happened around 16.15.
He was going to leave
Jarrod’s parents and Jennifer Oldham were preparing to leave the camp site with their two young daughters as a thunderstorm swept through the area.
In a press release, reported by The Independent, the mayor’s office said nine-year-old daughter Haley, who was the eldest, had taken refuge in the family car.
It is said that high winds caused two large pine trees to separate from the ground. Then a tree hit the family’s mobile home, the newspaper wrote.
He was locked in the car
Captain Donald Voss tells the local newspaper Bangor Daily News That tree fell until the nine-year-old got trapped in the family car.
In an attempt to get the girl out of the car, the rescuers used both chainsaws and tractors. The family must have also been involved in the rescue attempt.
However, the girl died on the spot, according to the local newspaper.
– It’s a terrible and tragic accident, says the Sheriff.
According to the Bangor Daily News, large parts of the camp site were destroyed after the storm, including the family’s mobile home and two cars.
– It is a miracle that the rest of the family survived the accident, writes Al-Sharif.
According to a GoFundMe fundraising page set up for Halle’s family, she was due to start fourth grade at the Polish Community School in the fall.
– Haley was a beautiful angel, and always has been.
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