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Students at Vineyard Elementary flaunt pink for Ryder

Oct 21, 2022, 10:39 AM | Updated: 10:52 am

A sixth-grader was hit while riding his bike. His classmates flaunt pink in support of his recovery...

A sixth-grader was hit while riding his bike. His classmates flaunt pink in support of his recovery. (Photo credit: Erin Gates with Vineyard Elementary School)

(Photo credit: Erin Gates with Vineyard Elementary School)

VINEYARD, Utah — Today, classmates are wearing pink to support a fellow student who is recovering at Primary Children’s Hospital. Last week a vehicle struck Ryder, a student at the elementary school, and sent him in critical condition to the hospital. 

Principal Lori Belliti, of  Vineyard Elementary, said the student went for a bike ride to a park across from the school on the evening of October 12. Then, a vehicle struck Ryder, causing a traumatic brain injury. However, the student has made progress at the hospital. 

“He’s been in pretty poor condition because he has a traumatic brain injury, but I just got off the phone with the mom today and she says he’s made a 180-degree turn-around,” said Principal Belliti. 

Principal Belliti also said it was fairly dark outside at the time of the accident. 

“He’s been in intensive care but just got out,” Belliti adds.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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Students at Vineyard Elementary flaunt pink for Ryder