4-year-old walks through freezing snow to get help after car crash

Girl trudges 400m to raise the alarm after her mum is hurt in car crash

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A 4-year-old girl walked through thick snow to get help when her mum crashed her car after skidding on ice.

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Averie Carrion walked 400m in -6˚C to get help after her mum’s truck skidded and overturned on ice in Granville, Iowa.

Quick-thinking Averie left the vehicle which contained her mum and baby brother and headed to a nearby farmhouse. She waited in the garage for the owners to come home, and told them her mum was dead and her brother was crying after the accident.

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But Averie’s mum and brother were then rescued and taken to hospital with minor cuts, all thanks to little Averie’s efforts.

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