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Ashland Teen Recovering After Being Struck by Car

Ashland Teen Recovering After Being Struck by Car

Posted: Dec 10, 2018 6:10 PM
Updated: Dec 10, 2018 6:10 PM

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andryanna says: "kailynn tells me it was her turn to cross right here when a driver didn't stop at the red light. now she's dealing with a few fractures in her back and needs a walker to get anywhere." nat "uh yeah... i can't really move" it's been four days since kailynn cauley was hit by a car as she was walking to school. the accident that left her with a brace to help her with the few fractured vertabrae, a walker for her two sprained ankles, a lot of bruises. --and haunting dreams kailynn says: "when i was in the hospital i closed my eyes and i'd just see it happening again. it was scary" kailynn was released from the hospital saturday night. since then she hasn't been moving around much. she''s been in bed with her cat that hasn't left her side and some painkillers that make her drowsy. for the next month she'll have in home tutoring to keep up with school. kailynn says: "that was the street that i was the most cautious about because everybody drives like really fast on that street and stuff and that's where i'm most cautious when i walk and i'm the one who gets hit." kailynn knows she's on a long road to recovery, full of doctor's visits, counciling and maybe even physical therapy. right now her biggest worry is getting better in time for volleyball season next fall. and not being afraid to cross a street again. kailynn says: "i'm doing okay i guess. i know i'll get better." andryanna says: "kailynn's mom says the community has been super supportive since the accident happened. some restaurants have even donated and delievered them food for free. there is a gofundme page set up as well. you can find that link on our website kdrv dot com. in ashland, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12." 2 separate crashes killed 2 people
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