CANADENSIS, Pa. (CBS) – James Tully, the man often mistaken for police barracks shooting suspect Eric Frein, is supposedly getting a welcome gift on Wednesday.
Tully, 39, reportedly walks five miles a day each way to his job at a metal manufacturing company because he doesn’t own a car.READ MORE: People Will Likely Lose Up To 58 Hours Of Sleep By 2099, Study Suggests
The father of two lives in the same area where police were searching for Frein and bears a striking resemblance to the suspect. After media reports that Tully had been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities during the manhunt, someone started a crowdfunding page called Help James Get to Work Safe in an effort to buy him a vehicle.
On Wednesday, Tully is scheduled to receive that car.READ MORE: Phanatic's Hot Dog Launcher, Enormous Bryce Harper Banner Among Items Up For Grabs In Phillies Phantastic Auction
“It took a little longer than expected but tomorrow IS THE BIG DAY!!” reads a post from Tuesday on the page Help James Get To Work. “Thank you all sooo very much!”
Eric Frein was arrested after a two-month-long manhunt in the Poconos after he ambushed and killed one police officer and wounded another during a shooting on Sept. 12th.MORE NEWS: Tambayan Connecting With Customers At Reading Terminal Market Through Authentic Filipino Cuisine
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