Man's organs donated after motorcycle crashFargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- An Abercrombie man, who was in a motorcycle crash on June 2nd, has died from his injuries.
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- An Abercrombie man, who was in a motorcycle crash on June 2nd, has died from his injuries.
24-year-old Joshua Wold missed a curve on County Road 4 in Richland County.
He crashed his motorcycle into a driveway, sending it airborne.
Wold was thrown from the motorcycle, and was lifeflighted to Sandford, where he died Monday.
Now his family is turning their tragedy into hope and life for others.
Sara Wold- Mother: We're just blessed to have him, the 24 years that we had him.
Joshua Wold is described by family and friends with so many words. Active, fun, happy, but the one word that describes him the most, Generous, and it's being proven today at this flag raising ceremony in his honor.
Sara: "It could be anything from helping with a deck, helping shingle, building a dog house, building a bed for his cousin, I mean the list goes on and on."
Josh's parents Lynn and Sara Wold decided to donate his organs to people in need. This sacrifice could help nearly 60 people.
Sara: "More than just your normal organs that we think of, you know your heart, your liver, your pancreas, so much more can be done with other tissue, bone, intestines."
Sara says during this difficult tragedy, organ donation has been the most comforting thing.
Sara: "It's his last will, it's what he can do."
Now after learning what they have about organ donation.
Lynn Wold- Father: People donate organs and stuff, but we were told there is only like 12 people a year that they can do that with here in the Fargo area, and there's three thousand people in the three states waiting for organs.
Josh's parents say they will help spread the word about it's importance in the future. But for now Josh will be remembered by many and he'll live on in the lives he's saved.
After the flag has been raised for 24 hours, it will be lowed and given to the family in memory of Josh.