Tragic Ac­ci­dent

Cape Breton Post - - CAPE BRETON -

• Jason (Jay) Cousins, 35, of Scotch­town, re­mains in the sur­gi­cal in­ten­sive- care unit at Regina Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal par­a­lyzed from the chest down, fol­low­ing a sin­gle-ve­hi­cle ac­ci­dent July 7 in Bethune, Sask. He was on his way to Red Deer, Alta., to start a new life.

• Par­ents Jean and Melvin Cousins are by their son’s side. Their only other child, daugh­ter Star­lette Cousins-Thomas, 44, died of Crohn’s dis­ease in Fe­bru­ary.

• Close fam­ily friend Lau­rie Car­ri­gan started a GoFundMe at http://www.gofundme.com/ywc5tw to help Jay’s par­ents stay with their son.

• Peo­ple can also do­nate to the fam­ily at any branch of the Royal Bank in Canada: Transit No. 05173, branch No. 003, ac­count No. 5029111.

• Cards can be mailed to Jay Cousins at Regina Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, c/o Jason (Jay) Cousins, sur­gi­cal in­ten­sive- care unit, room 1, 1440 14th Ave., Regina, Sask.

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