Grandfather sacrifices himself: Struck by car while saving granddaughter

Written by Henrik Rothen

Sep.29 - 2023 10:54 AM CET

Photo: GoFundMe
Photo: GoFundMe
Struck by car while saving granddaughter.

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In a heartbreaking incident, a 72-year-old grandfather lost his life while saving his 4-year-old granddaughter from an oncoming speeding car.

The tragic event occurred as they were walking home from school, highlighting the selfless love that knows no bounds.

The grandfather and his granddaughter were enjoying what seemed like a routine walk home from school.

As they crossed the street, a speeding car came hurtling toward them. In a split-second decision, the grandfather pushed his granddaughter out of the car's path, saving her life but sacrificing his own.

The 4-year-old girl survived the incident with minor injuries, thanks to her grandfather's quick actions.

Unfortunately, the grandfather was struck by the car and succumbed to his injuries. The event has left the family devastated but grateful for the little girl's life.

The local community has been deeply affected by this tragic event, with many praising the grandfather's heroic act.

Vigils and memorials have been organized to honor his sacrifice, and a GoFundMe page has been set up to support the family during this difficult time.

Authorities are currently investigating the incident, and the driver of the speeding car has been taken into custody. Charges are pending as the investigation continues.

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