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Hagerstown Suns employee fractures skull after falling off vehicle

April 10, 2012

A Hagerstown Suns employee suffered a serious head injury Tuesday morning when he fell off a four-wheel drive vehicle he was riding on at Municipal Stadium, city police said.

The 18-year-old man was riding on the vehicle with two other employees, said Lt. Paul Kifer, a spokesman for the Hagerstown Police Department.

The employee was sitting on a garbage bag on the back of the vehicle when the driver made a left turn, and the employee fell off, hitting his head, Kifer said.

The worker, who had a fractured skull, was in a hospital critical-care unit and was expected to be kept there until doctors release him, according to Kifer.

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The accident was reported at 10:06 a.m.

The Hagerstown Suns had a moment of silence for the worker before Tuesday evening’s game against the Lexington Legends.

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