Tonight at 10: Hear about the remarkable recovery of a Middleton woman after an ATV crash
MADISON, Wis. — ATVs and UTVs are a big part of rural life in Wisconsin. They’re fast, they’re fun and they can go just about anywhere.
Powerful utility vehicles are more popular than ever, but for younger riders, they can be dangerous.
A former star basketball player at Middleton High School was critically injured in an accident that nearly severed her arm. Natalie Staples and a group of friends were going for a ride on a Polaris Ranger when they hit a patch of gravel and the vehicle flipped.
“I’ve had 35 reconstructive surgeries since 2010,” Natalie said. “I was in the hospital for 28 days, and the first 10 days, I was in a medically-induced coma.”
Tonight on News 3 at 10, Susan Siman shares Natalie’s journey to a remarkable recovery.
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