Off-Duty Doctor Helps Couple in Car Accident

BROWNVILLE - A young couple whose car went off the road and flipped are alive this morning because of the doctor who stopped to treat them.

Brownville Police Chief Nick Clukey says the couple's car went off Route 11 and rolled at least four times before coming to a stop more than 100 yards off the road. 

 

Chief Clukey says that a doctor who was driving by stopped her car and treated 18-year-old Sarah Willinsky of Brownville and Medford resident Tyler Creighton, who is in his early 20s.  

 

The chief says he's working to confirm the doctor's identity and he wants to credit her for treating the two young people until emergency crews arrived.

Kristin Hosfelt

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Kristin Hosfelt joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in September of 2012. Pursuing a career in TV news has been a dream of hers since she first stepped foot in a news studio at 12-years-old. She has a true passion for storytelling and loves knowing each day working in the field, will be different than the day before.

She's a California native and a graduate of San Jose State University with a BS in broadcast journalism. She previously worked as a reporter, anchor, and producer for SJSU's student-run newscast, and interned at KCRA News in Sacramento, CA and NBC Bay Area in San Jose, CA.

When she's not in the newsroom she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling. She's a Packers Shareholder, a cross fit junkie and she's always looking for the best place to get Mexican food.

She's thrilled to be here on the east coast and if you see her around be sure to say hello!

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