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Matthew Makeever Making Progress After Train Accident

Posted by wlpo on July 30, 2013

The long road to recovery continues for L-P math teacher Matt Makeever.

According to family members, the 25-year old underwent three procedures Tuesday at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  The surgeries included work on a feeding tube and a tracheotomy.  Family members say Makeever had a restful night Monday and opened his eyes three times when verbally asked to by a doctor. 

Makeever has been in Peoria since July 20th when he was hit in the left side of his head by part of a train along the La Salle riverfront.  You can follow his progress by clicking http://www.caringbridge.org/

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