After a stranger went lacking whereas attempting to rescue her, a girl has died of accidents suffered when her SUV plunged into the San Joaquin River.
Melanie Caligiuri, 46, of Patterson, died at San Joaquin Normal Hospital, in French Camp, the San Joaquin County coroner’s workplace introduced Tuesday, Oct. 17.
Per week earlier, on Oct. 10, Caligiuri was driving along with her 5-year-old daughter when their SUV went off Airport Manner and into the river southeast of Tracy. She climbed out and was holding the woman on high of the sinking automobile when a person who had witnessed the crash went into the river to assist them.
The person took the kid to the shore, then went again for the motive force; they each disappeared beneath the water.
The lady shortly afterward was discovered on the riverbank and assisted by different witnesses, however the rescuer was not seen once more.
A buddy of his who was additionally on the crash scene informed Sacramento TV station KOVR that the lacking man was Eddie Gerardo Cervantes Lora, 41, of Manteca, married and the daddy of youngsters ages 4, 16 and 17.
Caligiuri’s 5-year-old was reportedly not injured within the crash. The lady can be survived by her husband and a son and daughter of their 20s, a GoFundMe web page says.
Cervantes Lora’s household additionally has a GoFundMe marketing campaign.