Sick Hurricane Ike Evacuee Returning Home Thanks to One NewsWest 9 Viewer

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Good news for one Hurricane Ike evacuee stuck in Odessa.

After NewsWest 9 helped tell his story, he's on his way home.

NewsWest 9 first told you about Ricky Vincent Friday, he fled the coast ahead of hurricane ike and was desperate to get back.

His doctors said if he didn't get medical treatment, he could die within two months.

After NewsWest 9 aired the story, NewsWest 9 viewers called in asking if they could help including one Odessa man who actually drove him to Port Arthur.