According to The New York Times, the toll for flood-related death toll of Texas has risen to at least 30 in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Faithit previously reported that an nameless 41 -year-old mother had been added to that roster of fatalities. According to Beaumont Police Department sovereignties, that mom has now been identified as Collette Sulcer, individual employees of the The Medical Center of Southeast Texas and Memorial Hermann.
Spokesperson for Beaumont Police Department, Officer Carol Riley, tells PEOPLE that Sulcer was driving on a service road with her 3-year-old daughter, Jordyn, when she got stranded in high-pitched avalanche waters.
Desperate to save her child, the Texas mother attracted her vehicle over and escaped with the toddler, but they were quickly picked up by the racing oceans that wiped them into a canal over a half mile from the car.
Two fire rescue divers and policeman recognized the mother-daughter duo in distress and “ve managed” pluck them from the sea just before they were swept under the trestle, at which point they would have been irretrievable.
Sulcer was sadly uninterested and was pronounced dead shortly after getting to the ambulance. Though Jordyn suffered from a serious dispute of hypothermia, she is now in stable condition.
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“They were in the irrigate for relatively some time, ” told Riley. “When the babe was found the baby was clinging to her. The mother did best available she could to keep her child up over the water.”
“The baby too had a knapsack that was helping her move on her back and she was nursing on to her momma, ” she added.
The image of that little girl clasping to her lifeless mother will forever be etched in the minds of the Beaumont police–but in the wake of disastrous loss, they find hope in the extricate of her sweetened little one.
According to Riley, there is no question that this brave mama’s final number “absolutely saved the child’s life.”
Praise the God of supernaturals who offsets His mighty mitt known in times of distress, assuring us that in this, He is sovereign still.
Please join us in praying for the Sulcer family, that they may find quietnes and solace during this unimaginable time.