David Crockett football player injured in hoverboard accident, prayer meeting planned for Wednesday evening

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(Photo courtesy of Coach Hayden Chandley)

UPDATE 4 p.m. WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Those organizing Wednesday night’s prayer meeting said they’ve changed locations.

People will now be gathering at the David Crockett High School football field at 7 p.m. to pray for Nic Spurlock.

Spurlock is an upcoming freshman football player that is in the hospital after a hoverboard accident.

UPDATE 12:30 p.m. WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- A prayer meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday evening after a David Crockett High School football player was injured in a hoverboard accident.

According to a post on the football team’s social media page, a prayer meeting will be held outside of the Johnson City Medical Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

They invited family, friends and the public to come pray for the family.

UPDATE: Coach Hayden Chandley says that doctors have finished surgery and that Spurlock’s “vitals remained steady throughout.”

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JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (WJHL) — An upcoming freshman football player at David Crockett High School is in the hospital after a hoverboard accident, according to Coach Hayden Chandley.

Chandley said Nic Spurlock fell and hit his head on Tuesday.

Spurlock is currently undergoing surgery, according to the coach.

The team posted to Twitter asking for prayers.

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