1 of the Marian High students in accident that killed teen now awake - Omaha.com
Published Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12:00 am / Updated at 3:41 pm
1 of the Marian High students in accident that killed teen now awake

One of the two Marian High School students severely injured in a traffic accident that killed a teenage boy is now awake from a medically induced coma.

Carly Anne Kelly, 15, is breathing on her own and awake, according to a Facebook page documenting her recovery.

Carly Anne suffered multiple injuries, including swelling and bleeding on the brain, collapsed lungs and several fractures. Yesterday, she was upgraded from critical to serious condition at the Nebraska Medical Center.

"She is still groggy but is trying so hard to say sentences. It is absolutely amazing!!" a family member wrote.

The driver, Madeline Shely, 16, suffered a brain injury in the Oct. 11 accident at Highway 370 and 180th Street near Gretna. She is recovering at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln.

Nate LaFave, a Mount Michael Benedictine student who was riding in the car, died as the result of the crash.

Contact the writer: Emily Nohr

emily.nohr@owh.com    |   402-444-1192    |  

Emily covers Papillion, La Vista, Gretna and Springfield, as well as metro-area roads.

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