Texas Guard Soldier saves life of blind man struck by car
Texas Army National Guard
By Sgt. Elizabeth Pena
January 12, 2017
TYLER, Texas -- Disaster can strike at any time. Citizen-Soldiers of the Texas Army National Guard are taught to always be prepared.
Texas Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Aaron Dias, recruiting and retention officer for the Recruiting and Retention Battalion, Region II, Team VII in Tyler, was driving back from the Military Entrance Processing Station in Shreveport, Louisiana, to his armory in Tyler with his recruit when disaster struck.
"The sun was starting to set," said Dias."It was to that point where you run into the sun it kind of casts a glare on you."
Hiwatha Hudson, a legally blind 55-year-old man, had just stepped off to cross the street with his cane.
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