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Jan 11, 2016 3:07 PM

Secret Service agent hurt in NH accident married this weekend in hospital's ICU


WAKEFIELD - One of the Secret Service agents who was part of a two vehicle collision on Dec. 29 has gotten married.

READ: Friends, community reaching out for Secret Service agent seriously injured in NH car crash

Garrett FitzGerald, who has been in Mass General Hospital since the collision, sustained major injuries to his spinal cord, and has no feeling or movement from the upper chest down.

FitzGerald and his fiance, Joan Lyall, recently moved to Boston and were in the process of planning their March 2016 wedding at the time of the accident.

UPDATE: Police say driver killed in crash with Secret Service was trying to pass other car

Over the weekend FitzGerald and Lyall got married in his ICU room surrounded by friends and family, according to the Go Fund Me account set up for them.

With an intense road of rehabilitation ahead, FitzGerald and Lyall wanted to move the wedding date up.

READ: Driver dies in Wakefield accident involving Secret Service

The Go Fund Me page, which was created by close friends of the newlyweds to help relieve some of their financial burdens, described the wedding:

"There was not a dry eye in his ICU room as family from all over the world video streamed the ceremony live. Cheers to Garrett and Joan and a lifetime of memories, happiness and smiles together."

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