September 20, 2021


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Sanford person killed though making an attempt to rescue cat in street

A 30-year-aged Sanford person who pulled more than to rescue a cat in the highway was struck and killed by a car in Rollinsford, New Hampshire, on Monday evening.

Michal Wing, 30, of Sanford. Photograph courtesy of his family

Rollinsford law enforcement have been investigating the incident and on Thursday identified the sufferer as Michal Wing.

Police say Wing was struck at about 10:45 p.m. when he was trying to assist an hurt cat that had been strike by a car or truck. He was in the road when he was strike by a auto likely west on Portland Avenue. Wing was taken to a healthcare facility, where by he died. The cat he was attempting to assistance also died.

Strafford County Sheriff Mark Courageous advised Foster’s Everyday Democrat this 7 days that it was “a freak accident,” noting that Wing was putting on dim apparel on a chaotic road and the driver was blinded by oncoming headlights. He explained there was no alcohol associated.

“The victim pulled in excess of to transfer the cat off the chaotic road,” Courageous informed the newspaper. “It’s unfortunate, for the reason that this particular person was just striving to do some thing good, but unfortunately it acquired them killed. The safest way to take care of removing anything from the roadway, in particular at night time, is to phone law enforcement and report it.”

Rollinsford Police Main Jon Uraskevich claimed in an electronic mail Thursday that no further facts was obtainable. He did not establish the driver of the vehicle that struck Wing, stating “the investigation is ongoing.”

Wing was a 2009 graduate of Sanford Superior Faculty and attended York County Neighborhood Faculty. At the time of his death, he worked for Panera Bread, but it’s not very clear exactly where he was dependent.

Wing’s loved ones introduced couple facts about him on Thursday, expressing he was a personal particular person. He was a cat man or woman and was acknowledged to rescue them.

“Michal was a nonjudgmental, variety-hearted human being,” his household explained in the statement. “Anyone who satisfied Michal was loaded with laughter and immediately fell in enjoy with him. He led by illustration to under no circumstances decide a e book by its go over.

“He was the family’s major help, confidant, and now our guardian angel.”

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