She held him up to the last Granny saves grandson in front of a huge storm and dies

In Indiana took place on Monday with dramatic scenes: As a severe storm the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, as recorded, were also affected four-year-old Chase and

She held him up to the last Granny saves grandson in front of a huge storm and dies

In Indiana took place on Monday with dramatic scenes: As a severe storm the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, as recorded, were also affected four-year-old Chase and his 73-year-old great-grandmother, Isabel Atencio in your caravan. As the rescue arrived forces, was all in ruins.

such As "Dailymail" reports, the firefighters first on a gas leak and exposed power lines over to fight before they could reach the Victim. Also, Chase's mother came to add to ran, who knew that her son was still Inside the caravan.

Atencio guarded the small Chase

But Atencio had protected the little boy. Tightly clutching, she held him in her arms, as the assistant pulled her from the rubble. She had placed protectively over him and was seriously injured, while Chase had only suffered minor injuries.

The rescue workers brought the great-grandmother still in a hospital, but any help came too late. She was declared by Doctors to be dead.

Adam O'conner, chief of the local fire Department, is shocked: "It is terrible. I have thought all night of it,“ he said.

"you always promised to protect us,"

The family is grieving over the loss of Atencio. But she is also grateful: "she is definitely my hero," said the mother of Chase, Kaylee Shaw, in an Interview with "WPTA21". "You earned last night with the security of their wings. I am very grateful.“

another granddaughter Atencios, Selena Montoya, said that it is hard to believe that there is anyone out alive, if you look at the destroyed home of her grandmother.

"she has always promised to protect us and that's what she did last night," said Montoya.

GoFundMe campaign to assist the family with funeral

The car, 73-Year-old has lived for 17 years in the residential. Also her neighbor described her as a kind-hearted Person who was loved by all.

Kaylee Shaw/Facebook A memorial to the 73-year-old Isabel Atencio.

"you'd really do everything for your family. Words fail me at the Moment, simply because I miss you already so much,“ she said.

It has now started a GoFundMe campaign to support the family Atencios at the time of the funeral financially.

storm, causing great damage to

The 73-Year-old was one of two people who were killed during the severe storm on Monday. It was a so-called "Derecho" – a long squall line, which is at least 450 kilometers to be effective.

The storm left thousands in the Midwest without power and caused millions of arable fields with substantial damage.

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Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 06:28

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