Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

May 14, 2013
Missionary from Tooele hit by car in Texas

An LDS missionary from Tooele was injured after being hit by a vehicle earlier this month.

Elder Michael Garver, 19, a missionary in the Texas San Antonio Mission, was hit by a vehicle while he and his companion were walking their bikes alongside a road on May 2, according to Ruth Todd, spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Garver was taken to and given emergency care at a nearby medical center. He is currently “recovering very well,” said Todd. Garver’s companion was uninjured.

Garver left for his mission on March 6.

Lisa Christensen

Staff Writer at Tooele Transcript Bulletin
Lisa covers primarily crime and courts, military affairs, Stansbury Park government and transportation issues. She is a graduate of Utah State University, where she double-majored in journalism and music, and Grantsville High School.

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