HV family's Spain trip ends on tragic note

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The world of a West Nyack family has been turned upside down after a trip to Spain came to a sudden halt when the family's 77-year-old matriarch fell and suffered a severe brain injury.

"It was a vacation because my mom is from Spain and she wanted to show the boys her home country," says Marguerite Coffinet, whose mother, Maria Paz Coffinet, took a terrible fall while walking near a brook with her three grandsons.

Marguerite Coffinet says her mother, a retired school teacher, has lived in Rockland County for decades.

Maria Paz Coffinet is expected to return home in the next few weeks, but her daughter says she still has a very long road to recovery ahead.

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