Netizens stunned by sudden death of 76 year old deaf, mute woman saved from train accident

Picture courtesy of Sanook.

Netizens yesterday were shocked to learn about the sudden death of a 76 year old deaf and mute woman, who was previously saved from being struck by a train. Her funeral took place recently.

A TikTok user named aphit_surat6 posted a clip informing followers of the sad news. The old woman, who had become the subject of a heartwarming story that gained significant attention online, had passed away.

A message in the post read…

“We deeply regret the loss of Mrs Lek Kasetphetch, 76 years old, a resident of Ban Song sub-district, Wiang Sa district, Surat Thani province. Before her passing, she was saved from a train accident by a heroic stationmaster. Now she has succumbed to her pre-existing health condition. It is said that neither birth nor death can be stopped when one’s time comes. May she rest in peace and find happiness beyond the human world that she once experienced.”

Further information revealed that the elderly woman had contracted Covid-19 and passed away on Tuesday, May 9. Her funeral has since been held. Many people who had followed her story expressed shock at the turn of events and offered their prayers and condolences, wishing her a peaceful and better afterlife, reported Sanook.

The stationmaster was hailed as a hero for his timely action in saving the disabled woman, who was crossing the railway tracks and narrowly escaped being struck by a train. The incident garnered widespread attention and generated an outpouring of support and appreciation for the brave act.

Grieving loved ones, online followers, and well-wishers continue to mourn her death and send thoughts and prayers for her peaceful journey to a better place. The selfless act of the heroic stationmaster remains an uplifting testament to humanity’s capacity for compassion and kindness even in the face of unexpected and tragic events.

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Samantha Rose

Samantha is an experienced real estate journalist who has been covering the market for over 7 years both in her native Ireland and here in Bangkok. She recently started covering other sectors including Thai News and Lifestyle at The Thaiger.