Moments after being cheered by onlookers for helping a Mama duck and her ducklings to get across a busy road, California man was struck and killed by a car.
NY Post The horrifying crash took place at Stanford Ranch Road and Park Drive in the city of Rocklin, about 22 miles from Sacramento. William Wimsatt, a 12-year-old boy who witnessed the kindhearted stranger’s actions, told KCRA 3 the man had stepped out of his car to help the ducks avoid traffic.
“He got out of the car and was shooing the ducks and everyone was clapping because he was being really nice,” William said. “He helped them get up over the curb because all the little baby duckies were having trouble and then he walked in front of our car,” the boy recounted.
Right after that, William said, the man was struck by a car that seemingly came out of nowhere. After the accident, William’s mother got out of her car and comforted the man’s children, who were sitting in their own car and witnessed the crash.