Even Da Crusher is prepared for coronavirus. A South Milwaukee resident took photos of the statue with face mask and toilet paper. – Milwaukee Journal…

Cory Peterson gave Da Crusher statue in South Milwaukee some coronavirus-related accessories on Friday, March 13.(Photo: Cory Peterson)

As news of coronavirus cases spread through the country, people were rushing out to buy hand sanitizer, toilet paper, face masks and another essentials.

South Milwaukee resident Cory Peterson thought famed wrestler Da Crusher could use some protective gear, too. He and his 4-year-old son Bentley biked to the statue honoring Reggie Da CrusherLisowski in South Milwaukee.

Peterson took photos of Da Crusher wearing a face mask and holding toilet paper, hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes and posted it on social media. Peterson's posts were shared across the city.

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"It's just all the crazy stuff going on, and peopleare losing their minds buying all this stuff," Peterson said."I thought itd be prettyfunny to dress this guy up."

Peterson took the face mask and other accessories home with him once he took the photos.

Cory Peterson gave Da Crusher statue in South Milwaukee some coronavirus-related accessories on Friday, March 13.(Photo: Cory Peterson)

"I figured if I left it there the next person who would have seen would have grabbed it anyway, and it would have all been gone," he said.

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