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Donation account set up by carwash for injured employees

May 09, 2014
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OPELIKA, Ala. — Managers at a carwash where an employee had to have his foot amputated after an elderly woman drove over it, set up a donations account for him, according to the   

The incident occurred on May 3, when a woman that had gone through a wash accelerated into other vehicles, and injured two employees.

The general manager of Goo-Goo Express Car Wash, Chip Emery, said the donation account was set up to help the employees after significant support from the local community.

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The donation account is in the name of Maynor Perez, the employee who lost his foot. “His family is in Guatemala, and the general public persisted that we can do more,” Emery said. “We’re trying to keep our spirits up and have fellowship every morning.”

Until Perez is able to come back to work, the employees are all wearing black bands that read, “pray first.”  

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