White Rock area residents Colleen and Eric Nelson are what you might call overachievers — outstanding reporters, dang good runners. It was just following a fall Dallas Running Club half marathon in 2008 that their lives changed. That’s when the driver of a red sedan plowed into a group of runners at Flag Pole Hill.
Eric Nelson, an editor at the Dallas Morning News was hurt the worst. Sunday night, WFAA ran an inspiring piece about the couple’s comeback, which includes a Pulitzer Prize, for Colleen, who also works at the News, and a plan to run The Rock this year.