Emily Ludwig Wiki – Emily Ludwig Biography
Emily Ludwig, a Missouri woman died after a loose tire went through her car and struck her in the head. Emily Ludwig, 38, was traveling on Interstate 44 in St. Louis County on July 22 when a loose tire slammed into the windshield of her Kia Sorento, according to NBC affiliate KSDK and NBC affiliate KMOV. CBS.Ludwig was on his way to Six Flags, where she planned to meet friends, when the deadly crash occurred, according to the KSDK report.The tire fell off the back of a trailer traveling the opposite direction on the highway before colliding with the car, Eureka Deputy Fire Chief Scott Barthelmass said, according to Leader Publications.The Missouri State Highway Patrol did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.The tire struck Ludwig in the head and caused “catastrophic damage” to his brain, according to a GoFundMe campaign started by Ludwig’s friend Kelley Moulton. Ludwig was rushed to a local hospital, where she died six days later, KSDK reported.
Emily Ludwig was 38 years old.
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Ludwig was able to donate five of her organs (heart, lungs, liver, left and right kidneys) to five people in need, giving them “a second chance at life,” Moulton wrote in an update dated Monday to the GoFundMe page. Ludwig’s pancreas was also donated to the research.”The parallel in her life and her death is not lost on me.” Moulton said. “Emily made a commitment to support her clients in living an abundant life, and she also selflessly gave to five recipients at her death.”She added: “Um, we’re so proud of you.”Ludwig worked for more than 10 years as a social worker, according to KSDK. Moulton told the station that her late friend was “innately kind and generous,” which “was evident with all the clients she worked with.”She loved helping people,” Betsy Clark, Ludwig’s sister, told the KSDK. She said the aftermath of the incident has been “traumatising” adding: “It’s almost impossible to believe.”An investigation into the incident is ongoing.