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Thursday, April 9, 2009

KU offensive lineman released from hospital

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KU offensive lineman Ben Lueken

Kansas University sophomore offensive lineman Ben Lueken was released from KU Hospital Thursday afternoon, KU Hospital spokesman Dennis Minich said.

Lueken was hospitalized Sunday, first at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and then transferred to to KU Hospital, after being struck by a vehicle outside of Jayhawker Towers Sunday morning.

KU Public Safety Office continues the investigation into that incident.

Comments

hometownhawk 5 years, 7 months ago

That's Awesome news! Hope the big guy continuest to rapidly improve!

Mike Blur 5 years, 7 months ago

It's good to hear after the specious, alarmist reports on other websites said he "probably won't make it."

DSommersby 5 years, 7 months ago

Fantastic news. Get better Ben. Hope you have a smooth recovery and are feeling your best soon.

truefan 5 years, 7 months ago

I'm glad he is ok and really that is all that matters, but I am still interested to hear the entire story...

jhokfan 5 years, 7 months ago

In spite of all the criticism of the LJW, most of which I believe is unwarranted, the blogger who reported Lueken on his deathbed is the reason we need newspapers. The internet may be the most expansive source of information on the planet but it is also the biggest source of misinformation.

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