Widow Donates Heirloom Corvette, Replacing Sinkhole Casualty

Gives her prized 40th Anniversary Corvette away to make up for the one lost by National Corvette Museum.

As we’ve all heard before, when tragedy strikes - people cometogether to help each other. Apparently, that's also the case with automotivetragedies. When Kentucky resident Lynda Patterson heard about the sinkhole thaterupted under the National Corvette Museum in February, she immediately decidedto donate her late husband’s prized 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette to themuseum, replacing an identical one that was heavily damaged in the collapse.

‘Ruby’ was delivered to the museum to a crowd of cheeringmuseum employees, while Patterson parted from her treasured ride with tears of joyand sadness.

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