Car Crash Leaves Former Soap Star Nathaniel Marston Fighting For His Life
UPDATE: Nathaniel Marston has passed away.
A car crash has left former soap star Nathaniel Marston fighting for his life.
Marston's mother Elizabeth Jackson shared the sad news on Facebook. "Please pray for my son Nathaniel Marston.. He was in a car accident and is in the intensive care on life support. Back and neck broken in several places. Please pray that he will recover and walk again."
Marston has internal injuries and several broken bones. "Neck broken and fractured in neck vertebrae 3,4,5,6, and 7. Shoulder broken along with all ribs. Collapsed lung and pneumonia."
The news kept getting worse. Jackson shared the latest news from the doctors. "If he lives he will be paralyzed from the neck down and will not breathe without a ventilator machine."
The accident was just that, an accident. "In case rumor mill gets going. Nate was sober according to cops," Jackson wrote.
Soap stars and celebrities are sending their prayers to Marston and his family.
@soapoperafan Please send out prayers for Nathaniel Marston.IDKhim,buthe is one of our own.Veryserious.Send him & his mother strength.
— Melody Thomas Scott (@MelodyThomasSco) November 1, 2015
— Kathleen Gati(@gatitweets) November 2, 2015
Heard about Nathaniel Marston. I loved writing for him. Please pray for recovery. The news is grim but with God all things are possible.
— Dena Higley(@DenaHigley) November 1, 2015
I'm shocked at the news on Nathaniel Marston and his family friends and soap family you're in my thoughts and prayers.
— Steven M. Simon (@soaphunk) November 1, 2015
Marston played Eddie Silva on the CBS soap opera 'As the World Turns' from 1998 to 2000. He went on to play Al Holden on the ABC soap opera 'One Life to Live' from 2001 to 2003, and then Dr. Michael McBain from 2004 to 2007.
The crash occurred Friday in Reno, Nevada.