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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [IAC-L:192] Leo Loudenslager Condition Update


Thread: [IAC-L:192] Leo Loudenslager Condition Update

Message: [IAC-L:192] Leo Loudenslager Condition Update

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From: Carl Whittle <cwhittle at>

Date: Thu, 26 Jun 1997 19:27:37 UTC


  As posted yesterday, Leo Loudenslager was involved in a serious
motorcycle/automobile collision. Following is the latest available

At  2:10 p.m. today, I spoke with Bill Beardsley at Leo's home.  Leo is
still in the Trauma Unit, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville,

The physicians report that Leo's condition is extremely serious, " very
touch and go, almost minute by minute".  They report that it is his
fighting spirit that is keeping him going at this point. His spinal cord is
severed at the waist leaving him permanently paralyzed from that point
down. He has two broken wrists and a broken pelvis He is, however lucid,
alert and seems to enjoy hearing the names of friends who have inquired
about him.  

Cards are appreciated. They may be sent to his home:
Leo Loudenslager
2657 Buckner Road
Thompson Station TN 37179

Bill says that the accident involved no excess speed or alcohol. Leo was
wearing a helmet and does not have head injuries.  It is not known why the
other motorist crossed the centerline before striking Leo's motorcycle head

Thats all for now.  I'll send more as it comes available.

Carl Whittle


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