Church raises money for Nacogdoches man injured in ATV accident

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) – When 29-year-old Dusty Barbee crashed his ATV last August, family and friends thought they had lost him.

When he did survive, loved ones were told he would never talk or walk again.

But they say Dusty is doing both of these things, continuing on his path to recovery.

Saturday, Calvary Baptist Church in Nacogdoches hosted a yard sale to raise money for medical expenses for Dusty and his family.

Several church and community members donated all sorts of items to help with the event.

"Every step that he's taken, he's beating the odds and we just feel like that it was our opportunity, our blessing actually to help him," said Debbie Ferguson, a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Ferguson says they've raised hundreds of dollars for Barbee and his family.

If you'd like to help by making a donation to the Dusty Barbee fund, you can visit Austin Bank located at 3120 North Street in downtown Nacogdoches.

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