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Deputy’s home readied for paralyzed daughter

998011.standalone.prod_affiliate.5Photo caption: Sheriff Paul Pastor, left, and project leader Sgt. Jim Heishman, right, talk with consultant Marty Wittman on Saturday at the work site.

Less than two weeks after the daughter of a Pierce County sheriff’s deputy suffered a paralyzing car crash, friends and neighbors are building her a new place to call home.

Volunteers started construction Saturday on an addition to the home of John and Peggy Heacock, whose daughter Richelle drove off Highway 7 near Elbe on Jan. 4.

The accident left Richelle, a college athlete, paralyzed from the chest down.

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