CENTER, Mo. -- Rescue workers in northeast Missouri struggled to extricate a young woman involved in a serious car wreck -- until a mysterious priest arrived and helped calm rescuers and the victim. Now, friends and family of the rescued woman want to know: Who was that mysterious clergy?
KHQA-TV reports that the accident happened Sunday morning when a suspected drunk driver crossed the center line of Route 19 near Center, Mo., and struck a car driven by 19-year-old Katie Lentz of Quincy, Ill.
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Rescue crews struggled to get Lentz out of the badly damaged car. After about an hour, Lentz asked them to pray out loud with her.
That's when a Catholic priest suddenly appeared. Soon, rescuers were able to extricate Lentz. The priest was nowhere to be found, the station reported.
She remains hospitalized in serious condition.