MLC Students Honored 24 Apr 12

MLC Students HonoredTwo Martin Luther College students were presented a Good Samaritan Award Monday afternoon by the Minnesota State Patrol. Alydia Lee and Nicholas Wheeler witnessed a fatal accident in New Ulm last October, and without hesitation offered assistance to the victim and her son. The MLC students were sitting in a parking lot off South Broadway in New Ulm on October 9th when they witnessed pedestrian Norma Flanigan step into the roadway directly into the path of an oncoming vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Lee and Wheeler immediately called 911 and offered aid and assistance. The New Ulm Police Department and the Minnesota State Patrol recognized the 2 during a ceremony at the college in New Ulm Monday.