TRENTON, Maine (AP) — A good Samaritan who helped save two small children who were trapped inside a car wreck last month in Maine has been honored by the children’s daycare.
WLBZ-TV reports Jimmy Gagnon was honored over the weekend with a $5,000 award raised by Tiny Tikes daycare employees.
Gagnon and a co-worker spotted Liza Parker’s wrecked car beneath tree branches at an Interstate 95 median a day after she crashed in Old Town. Parker had previously been reported missing.
Parker, of Bangor, had died in the crash but her two children were still alive. Gagnon called police and stayed with the children until first responders arrived at the scene.
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Five-year-old Mason Worcester and 18-month-old Tiaona Robinson suffered only minor injuries in the crash
Information from: WLBZ-TV, http://www.wlbz2.com