Tuscaloosa UCP board member in coma after a New York attack

United Cerebral Palsy of Tuscaloosa board member Jason McNeil.

{}{} Workers for United Cerebral Palsy in Tuscaloosa are really praying for the recovery of one of their most active Board Members.

{}{}{}Jason McNeil was attacked after attending a Kid Rock concert in Buffalo New York.{} He's in a coma at a New York hospital and doctors say its up to him to wake up at this point.

{}{} According to a web site set up for the family, the attack was unprovoked and police believe it was mistaken identity.{} McNeil was hit in the head and required brain surgery.

{}{}{}McNeil has been involved with the United Cerebral Palsy in Tuscaloosa for more than six years.

{}{} "I've seen him involved here and he has a heart for what we do here.{} It's just terrible what has happened," said Erin Treadwell, Development Coordinator.

{}{} Family and friends have set up the online donation site to help McNeil's family with expenses while they are with him in New York.