Carrie Underwood has made a large donation to help support a critically wounded law enforcement officer.
Checotah, OK – Country music star Carrie Underwood has donated $10,000 to a critically injured law enforcement officer who was crushed by a truck.
Checotah Assistant Police Chief Justin Durrett was driving to work on Feb. 11 when his truck slid off of the road and he was ejected. His truck then landed on him.
According to the GoFundMe page set up for Assistant Chief Durrett, “**He had been underneath the truck for atleast 45 minutes. Misty Johnson a sheriff found him. She never takes the route she did but something told her to. She then seen his vehicle seen glass busted out and then heard his phone ringing. So she ran to him and called for help and never left his side. Thanking God for her!
“Injuries he is suffered from are broken neck, to many staples to count on his head. He went under surgery last night and the vertebrae’s affected were c3-t2. His spine was bruised but still a waiting and watching as of now. He cannot feel from chest down, Legs nothing. We would like to help anyway possible. Since he isn’t gonna be able to work he has bills and two children. Not to mention the cost of the medical bills and what he may have to do after whether rehab what not. Any donations are greatly appreciated I know Justin and his family could use the extra help not even just financially, if u don’t have please share and just say a prayer.**”
Carrie Underwood, also known as Carrie Fisher after marrying hockey player Mike Fisher, is a childhood friend of the wounded assistant chief, according to KLEW.
The country music star’s $10,000 donation to Assistant Chief Durret’s recovery fund was made under the name Carrie Fisher.