The last time Crystal Vrooman hugged her son goodbye, he had a huge smile on his face. Vroonman said he was excited about spending the night with his grandfather.
“It was his best friend and he tried to save him,” Vroonman said.
Tyler Doohan, 9, died early Monday morning (Jan 20) after a fire ripped through his grandfather’s mobile home. Tyler helped wake up six family members before going back inside the home to look for his grandfather.
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