Girl saves her father by posting on Facebook

  • A West Virginia girl was smart enough to save her father, who got trapped along with his two friends when a lightening-struck tree fell on their porch. 

    The 10-year-old girl managed to get online since there was no landline around. "The lightening crashed and hit a tree by our porch and my dad's almost dead. He needs an ambulance please. Please call one for us if you have a signal. We live in a yellow house, a trailer," she posted on Facebook. 

    Reports suggest that firefighters arrived their home soon enough and Gregory Vance was taken to the hospital with broken bones. "If she would have been there a little bit longer and it would have hit her," he said. "The pain of burying one of my children, I could not bear that, but I can handle this pain."

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