KS: Boy injured when falling out of tree
Nov 27, 2010
RUSTON - A Prairie View Academy baseball player was severely injured in a
hunting accident on Thanksgiving day.
Trevor Wallace, a sophomore at PVA was hunting in Kansas when he fell out
a tree and injured his spine as well as broke his right arm, thumb and
suffered a collapsed lung. He was taken into surgery Friday morning and his
T6 and T7 vertebras were removed.
According to a family spokesperson, T6 was fractured and T7 was severely
compressed. Wallace's spinal cord was not severed in the accident, but a
titanium cage was placed in his back to stabilize his spine. The doctor
removed several bone fragments from Wallace and he is expected to be
transported to a hospital closer to Bastrop next week.
Wallace is a starting pitcher for the PVA Spartans. In his freshman year,
he was chosen as an honorable mention selection for the MAIS All-District
6-2. He worked 34 1/3 innings, striking out 34.
An account has been set up in Wallace's name at Ouachita Independent Bank
to help defray medical expenses.
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