ORANGE CITY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - An Orange City firefighter who risked her life to try and save a woman who was stabbed outside a Lake Mary restaurant last month remains hospitalized but is slowly recovering.
Caroline Dorton was off-duty and eating at a Chili's with her fiance, when a man stabbed his estranged wife in the parking lot. Dorton ran out to help the woman, but she was run over by the husband, investigators say. The woman Dorton was attempting to save eventually died at the hospital.
Dorton suffered severe injuries, but FOX 35 has learned that she recently used a walker to walk for the first time since the she was run over. We are told she has neck, leg, and foot injuries and is currently in rehabilitation, awaiting word to see if surgery is needed on her knee.
Her family has started a GoFundMe account to help with her medical bills. Click here for that GoFundMe link.