Hundreds Line Midland Streets to Honor Midland Marine

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Hundreds lined the streets of Midland on Thursday to honor a Midland Marine.

24-year-old Patrick Wayland's body arrived at the airport on Thursday from Florida.

A huge procession of service members and military supporters lined the streets.

Wayland's body was escorted to the Nalley-Pickle and Welch Funeral Home.

Last week, Wayland went into cardiac arrest during swim training.

He was pronounced brain dead at a Florida hospital.

Wayland's organs were donated to recipients around the Country.