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Boston Marathon amputee struck by car, sent to hospital

Jan. 7, 2019 2:18 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A woman who lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 is in the hospital after being struck by a car. Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet posted on social media that she was struck while in a crosswalk in the city's Back Bay neighborhood Saturday night. Haslet posted a picture of...

Alex Zanardi takes center stage as he wheels around Daytona

Jan. 4, 2019 6:24 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Alex Zanardi popped out of his wheelchair and onto the concrete garage floor to await his turn to climb into the race car. He pushed his way toward the car, then lifted himself into the cockpit to practice a driver change as seamless as any done by his competitors. The swap took...

Trooper wounded in 2014 ambush shooting has leg amputated

Dec. 14, 2018 3:06 PM EST

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot in a 2014 ambush has had his right leg amputated below the knee. Trooper Alex Douglass underwent the surgery this week at a New York City hospital. His friend Earl Granville said Friday that Douglass had been having some medical complications with his leg and...