GoFundMe set up for meteorologists involved in Minnesota fatal crash 


A GoFundMe fundraiser hopes to ease the burden for the families of 4 meteorologists involved in a fatal crash in Minnesota.

The GoFundMe description reads as follows: 

“On the evening of May 11th, four meteorologists were traveling in Southwestern Minnesota following a day of storm chasing when they stopped to avoid downed powerless on Interstate 90. Unfortunately, their vehicle was struck from behind by a semi-truck as thy stopped. Martha Llanos Rodriguez, a meteorologist from Mexico City and writer from the weather website ‘Meteored’, was killed, while Bradford (Brad) Barrett, a physical scientist from the US, suffered from life-threatening injuries and is currently in critical condition. The other two passengers, Diego Alvaro Campos and Aldo Alberto Viscarra-Avilez, both from Chile, were taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

The weather community is absolutely devastated by this news. Both Brad and Diego are esteemed members of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and their colleagues are organizing this GoFundMe to help out four colleagues and their family during this difficult time. The funds from here will go towards helping cover medical bills and associated costs with the accident.”  

You can donate to the families of the meteorologists via GoFundMe here.

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