A terrible accident … In Florida, Fred Salter, a 61-year-old father who kitesurfed, was the victim of a gust of wind which threw him violently on the side of a house. Fort Lauderdale Fire Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan told CNN the incident happened around 10 a.m. on August 25, 2021. After first responders arrived, they found the kite. orange of the father tangled in the balcony of the house and his board on the sand of the nearby beach. Transported to a hospital in critical condition, Fred Salter died three hours later from his injuries. For People, the fire battalion chief said: “This type of accident is certainly not common and the last time we had a kitesurfing accident was about 10 years ago.”

Following the death of the father of the family, his relatives launched a fundraiser on Go Fund Me in order to pay for his funeral. It reads: “For those of you who haven’t seen the news, Fred Salter tragically passed away yesterday, August 25, doing what he loved most. Fred was a father, a great- father, friend and resident of Fort Lauderdale. After beating cancer, Fred never took life for granted and lived every moment to the fullest. Fred is survived by 4 children Chris, Christina, Cami and Sally as well only 2 grandchildren. Before Fred’s death, he was the only one looking after his youngest daughter Sally (14) and granddaughter Ariel whom he has been raising since birth. ” To conclude, it is written: “If you have ever had the pleasure of meeting Fred, you would know how kind and loving he was. He appreciated more than any of his family and his huge group of friends. Fred was the center of it all. the universe of his children and now they find themselves with the unknown. “

Rain of tributes for the father of the family

While Fred Salter was greatly appreciated, many people wanted to pay tribute to him on Facebook. One user shared: “The community is still shocked, incredulous and saddened … Fred is one of a kind and a good man for all!” A friend of the father added: “One of my best friends is gone. I have no words … We did everything together. Please help Freddy’s family. He does it. would do for you, that’s the person he was. “

Fred Salter © Go Fund Me

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