A good Samaritan, robbed while saving others, is more than repaid by generous supporters.
Peggy Ray, 39, was just trying to help.
The Washington mother of six was driving along Interstate 5 near the Seattle suburb of Everett, Washington, when she witnessed a terrifying car crash. She pulled over, left her vehicle's doors open, and ran toward the partially submerged vehicle.
"I was thinking it was going to catch fire. I was thinking we have to get those people out," she told KOMO News. "I would do it again tomorrow, in a year. I would do it again."
Ray crawled through a broken window in the wrecked car to keep the bleeding driver and his passenger stabilized until firefighters arrived.
When the good Samaritan finally returned to her own vehicle, she discovered that she'd been robbed. Nine hundred dollars had been taken from her purse.
"I don't normally have that much cash," Ray of Marysville, Wash., told ABCnews.com, "but I was going to pay the rent."
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