Pecos Teen Returns to School after Freak Accident in January

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS - A Pecos teen is back to school this week after spending months in recovery following a freak accident that left him impalled by a fence pole.

Hector Roman Junior, a diver on the Pecos swim and diving team fell asleep at the wheel and crashed his van back in January.

During the crash a metal pole from a chain link fence went straight through his chest, inches from his heart and lungs.

His father, Hector Roman Senior says his son is doing well but still has a few more doctor visits with a specialist in El Paso.