A 22-year-old who was trapped in her automobile throughout snowstorm has died, her household says

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The household of a 22-year-old girl who shared a video of an unprecedented snowstorm in Buffalo, New York, mentioned she was one in every of 34 useless in western New York when she was caught in a automobile ready for assist. says. many years.

Anndel Taylor was on her means house from work as a nursing house assistant on December 23 when her automobile obtained caught within the snow, her household mentioned.

Taylor known as 911 for assist, however had no alternative however to attend in her automobile, which she continued to drive, her mom, Wanda Brown Steele, instructed NBC Information.

Anndel Taylor, 22, died in her automobile throughout a snowstorm in Buffalo, New York, her household mentioned. (Taylor household)

Taylor’s household mentioned they despatched her a video of her automobile caught within the snow, and the final time she heard from her after midnight on Dec. 24 was a secure place for her to sleep within the morning. It was after I mentioned I used to be going to stroll to

Taylor’s sister, Tomesia Brown, posted a photograph of Taylor and her approximate location on a Fb group. Discovered it, mentioned Brown.

Taylor was discovered mendacity within the reclined driver’s seat.

Brown Steele instructed NBC Information, “I used to be tremendous for a minute, however then it hit me.

The Erie County coroner didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from NBC Information concerning Taylor’s explanation for dying.

Taylor’s sisters criticized first responders for not reaching her sister and her automobile for 2 days.

“I do not perceive what they’re there for,” mentioned Shaunequa Brown. “I do not know in the event that they tried, however they did not attempt onerous sufficient. I am mad about it…they only did not get there.”

NBC Information has additionally reached out to Buffalo Police for remark.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown mentioned town believes each automobile deserted in the midst of town’s streets is checked for survivors. is hooked up.

Dead in Erie County, New Yorktogether with 17 discovered outdoor, seven with out heating and three discovered inside a automobile, county administrator Mark Polonkers mentioned.

The soon-to-be-23-year-old Taylor moved from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Buffalo in 2020 to be nearer to her diabetic father and end faculty, her mom instructed NBC Information.

“She had a plan. She was executing it,” she mentioned. “She was forward of everybody, together with me.”

The Taylor household’s Christmas dinner, full of the 22-year-old’s favourite dishes, was left chilly and pristine when she found what had occurred to her within the snowstorm.

“All over the place in the home, everyone sees her face,” Taylor’s stepmother, Lashina Smith, instructed NBC Information. “We nonetheless really feel helpless.”

This text initially appeared on TODAY.com.

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