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Injured Little League baseball player Easton Oliverson returns to Utah

Aug 30, 2022, 8:00 PM

Easton Oliverson, the Little League baseball player, who was injured in a fall from a bunk bed, ret...

Easton Oliverson, the Little League baseball player, who was injured in a fall from a bunk bed, returned home to Utah on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. (Courtesy: @miraclesfortank/TikTok)

(Courtesy: @miraclesfortank/TikTok)

SALT LAKE CITY — After being in a Pennsylvania hospital for two weeks, 12-year-old Easton Oliverson returned home to Utah on Tuesday.

Easton was a member of the Snow Canyon all-star team that advanced to the Little League World Series. It was held earlier this month in Williamsport, Penn. However, he fell off the top of a bunk bed and suffered a head injury. He was unable to participate in the tournament.

Now that Oliverson is back in Utah, he will continue to be treated for his injury at Primary Children’s Hospital. Before leaving Pennsylvania for home, Oliverson posted a message on social media.

Message from Easton Oliverson

“Hi, everyone. This is Easton,” he said in his message. “Thank you for all your prayers. Please keep praying for me as I continue to get better.”

Also on social media, Easton’s father expressed how grateful their family is for all of the doctors who helped Easton get to this point. Easton’s father also says his son has made great strides, but still has a long road to go in the recovery process. 

Mark Jones contributed to this article.

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