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Community event, 'Pray for Reuben,' planned for injured Haskell High school football player

Posted: 4:32 PM, Oct 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-10-05 19:50:09-04
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field
'Pray for Reuebn' event at Haskel football field

HASKELL, Okla. — A high school football player critically injured during a game last Friday is recovering in a Tulsa hospital.

Wednesday night in Haskell, a prayer vigil was planned to honor him.

Freshman Reuben Wheeland was injured after taking a hit last week in Henryetta. He was flown to Tulsa hospital with a brain injury and underwent surgery according to Facebook posts updating his status.

A prayer vigil called “Pray for Rueben” is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. at the Haskell football field.

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