Injured Athlete Returns To Heroes Homecoming

By: Caroline Brady Email
By: Caroline Brady Email

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A Hutchinson Community College pole vaulter is finally home from the hospital today.

Chase Kear was critically hurt after landing on his head during practice in early October. He was flown to a Wichita hospital -- and placed into a medicallly induced coma.

Doctors said he wouldn't live, but Kear recovered. He went through physical therapy for seven weeks and today returned home to Colwich.

Family and friends welcomed him home with banners, signs and a police escort.

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