MEMPHIS, TN - A West Tennessee Sheriff's Deputy is in critical condition, as his son is treated for leukemia at St. Jude.
In May, abc24.com told you about 8-year-old Zach Wyman's fight against leukemia. Now his father, Hardeman County Sheriff's deputy Dale Wyman, is fighting for his life.
Wyman was injured Friday, August 10, while responding to a crash. He hit a ditch and flipped his cruiser, and had to be cut out from the car. He's now in critical condition at The MED.
A family friend told abc24.com Wyman may be paralyzed. Friends and family will hold a prayer vigil Friday, August 17 for deputy Wyman at 6 p.m. at the Optimist Baseball Field in Boliver, TN. There will also be a Benefit for Wyman at the Middleton City Park on August 25 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Meanwhile the deputy's son, Zach, is out of the Ronald McDonald House. However, he's been in and out of the hospital dealing with sickness. He is still receiving treatment once a week.