Danbury Teen Injured in Storm Receiving Lots of Local Love
An eighth grade student at Rogers Park Middle School, who was critically injured during last Tuesday storm, is getting a lot of love from the Danbury community.
It's been almost a week since that monster storm ripped through our area, and we're learning more about the young boy who was badly hurt at Henry Abbott Tech.
Lloyd Thyne, an honor student at Rogers Park Middle School, was attending a freshman orientation at Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury last Tuesday night, shortly before the storm struck. He was walking towards the school entrance of the school with his mom, when a strong gust of wind blew a piece of metal off the roof and it struck Lloyd.
According to the GoFundMe campaign, Lloyd was taken to Danbury Hospital with a broken femur, fractured clavicle, concussion, fractured skull, six broken ribs and a punctured lung. He was then transported to Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford.
On Saturday, friends of the family started a GoFundMe page to help with the hospital costs, and people from all over the Danbury community have stepped up big time.
As of this morning (May 21), the GoFundMe page, which had a goal of $5,000, had raised over $11,000, and even better news for the family, Lloyd was recently released from the intensive care unit.
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