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Brothers at Cabell following 1-car accident

Published 9:07am Thursday, September 13, 2012

Students were on way to school at time of crash

WATERLOO — Two Symmes Valley district students remain hospitalized after a one-car crash Wednesday morning.

Michael Harvey, 16, of County Road 4, Pedro, is in critical condition at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va. His brother, Matthew Harvey, 10, is in fair condition, also at Cabell.

At approximately 7:15 a.m. a gold 1999 Ford Ranger, driven by Michael Harvey, was westbound on State Route 141, at mile post 21, just west of Waterloo, according to Trooper Rob McClelland of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The brothers were on their way to Symmes Valley schools.

“The car went off the right side of the roadway into a deep ditch line, struck a culvert and then a tree,” McClelland said. “There were no witnesses but people arrived shortly thereafter.”

The brothers were flown to Cabell by Med Flight. Michael sustained a head injury and Matthew a leg injury, the trooper said.

The vehicle was totaled. The accident remains under investigation.

  1. Robinwebb

    Prayers are being answered, still a long way to recovery I would love to see this news paper do a fallow up with news and fund raisers being done also the boys prayer page listed .:)

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  2. bigkahuna

    God Bless you Crystal.

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  3. Crystal

    Theese 2 Boys are very much loved by the whole community. We have started a prayer group on facebook that is now at 6,000 followers…Anyone wanting to join in prayer with them can find the site under “Prayers for Michael & Matthew”… There has also been a fund account set up at PNC Bank, anyone wanting to help with donations toward this family’s long road to recovery can donate here under (Fund’s for Michael & Matthew Harvey)…Thanks again to all the strong believer’s out there, prayer is working..Keep it up…WE All LOVE YOU MICHAEL & MATTHEW!

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