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Dear Friends,On Saturday, February 20th, while sitting out side at the barracks with his friends, Michael Andrew Raley or affectionately known as "Dru", slipped off the balcony railing and fell three stories. He was immediately rushed to the local hospital in Yuma, Az. Then flown to the hospital in Phoenix. He was unresponsive to commands, put on a respirator, he had some fluid in his lungs, he could move his fingers, his right leg and he had a fever. Saturday night the Dr. reported his injuries as follows:
Left subdural hematoma with a 8mm left to right midline shift
Small bilateral frontal lobe sub arachnoids hemorrhage
Right 7-9 posterior rib fracture Left temporal skull fracture Right occipital skull fracture
L2 lumbar transverse process fracture, right side L1 lumbar vertebral body fracture
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