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Local man hurt in Midland train wreck
Family members of U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Juarez are asking the community to unite in prayer, after the Floresville resident was among those injured Nov. 15 when a freight train struck a parade float in Midland.
Juarez, a 2000 graduate of Floresville High School, was among those participating in a parade to honor wounded military veterans. He was injured in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan.
According to the Facebook page, “Prayers for SSGT Mark Juarez,” the staff sergeant’s wife, Amy, said the couple were able to come away from the incident with minor injuries. They continue to ask for prayers for those who were injured, along with the families of the four veterans who perished in the mishap. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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