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Acadian Ambulance paramedic injured in fatal crash has positive outlook on recovery

Paramedic Hunter Fruge was told he would have to learn to walk again after a crash that killed his partner


Hunter Camile Fruge/Facebook

By Bill Carey

BATON ROUGE, La. — An Acadian Ambulance paramedic seriously injured in a crash that killed his EMT partner says he will have to learn how to walk again.

Hunter Fruge was injured in a head-on collision that killed EMT Kymber Nezat and the driver of the other vehicle, BRProud reported.

In a Facebook post, Fruge stated he was told every rib on the left side of his body and the front and back side of his pelvis were fractured.

“I thank everyone for all the prayers and the continued outreach of love and support,” Fruge said. “I am going continue to fight and continue to try to come back better than I was before.”

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