MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks made a donation to the Nicola family Friday after their 8-year-old daughter was killed in a crash.
Emersyn Nicola, 8, went to the Feb. 23 Dua Lipa concert in Milwaukee with her dad and 11-year-old sister. On their way home, the three were involved in a crash that took Emersyn's life and seriously injured her dad Michael.
Michael wound up needing to be flown to a nearby hospital, which according to a GoFundMe will cost the family $27,000.
Following the accident, a GoFundMe was created to help pay medical bills and funeral expenses for Emersyn. As of Friday afternoon the GoFundMe raised $42,144 of their $40,000 goal.
Now, the family has received a donation from the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bucks President, Peter Feigin has made a donation on behalf of Fiserv Forum, where the show was held.
In a statement from the Bucks and Fiserv Forum they shared their condolences:
"Our hearts go out to the Nicola family. They are in our thoughts."
Feigin didn't say how much the Fiserv donation was.
The family has created a GoFundMe page to help cover medical costs and is urging anyone to help in donating.