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Community Supports Athlete Paralyzed During Scrimmage

Posted: 5:31 PM, Aug 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-13 22:31:24Z

A community is working to help the family of a high school athlete who was paralyzed after a football scrimmage ten days ago. 

A gofundme account was set up for Jefferey Cox, as well as a Meal Train , which will help the family not have to worry about grocery trips or cooking meals.

The Houston County High football player suffered a spinal injury and has no movement below the neck. It's unclear how long he'll be hospitalized.

A benefit dinner will be held for the Cox family August 25 at Erin Town Square.