California veteran survives two tours overseas, ends up in coma after crash involving drunk driver

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MANTECA, Calif. (Jan. 7, 2015) – He survived two tours overseas only to end up in a coma after a drunk driver hit his car.

Nick Cargill remains in serious condition at a hospital in Modesto, Calif., reports KTXL.

Cargill joined the Army in 2009, served two tours and was getting ready to serve a third one.

“He was home for two weeks and he’s a really helpful kid,” his mother, Denise Cargill, told the TV station.

According to police, Cargill was t-boned by another driver on New Year’s Day. That driver is charged with felony DUI.

Cargill’s family said he’s in a coma and his outlook is uncertain.

Source: KTXL

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