Pecos Swimmer Places 6th at State Diving Competition

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

AUSTIN - From one remarkable story to the next.

NewsWest 9 first told you about Pecos swimmer and diver Hector Roman last year after he was impaled during a car accident.

Doctors removed a 30 foot pipe from his chest after the crash.

The teen not only recovered from his injuries, he actually started diving again.

He qualified for Regionals and placed sixth and the 4A state swim meet in Austin.

On Thursday night in a NewsWest 9 special report we take a look at his unbelievable journey.