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WATCH: Wyandotte Teen Struck by Train Released from Hospital

An insurance issue caused 14-year-old Jacob Marion to be sent home to receive in-home care.

Jacob Marion, the Wyandotte boy critically injured after being struck by a train Feb. 28, was

The 14-year-old had been in Children's Hospital of Michigan since the accident, but was released to receive in-home care for the foreseeable future.

His mother, Monica Marion, said she is upset by an insurance company's decision that caused her son to be sent home, but praised hospital staff for the care he received while there.

"He wasn't ready to come home, but this is what happened and we'll make the best of it," she said.

The Marion family invited Wyandotte Patch to be at their home when Jacob arrived. Check

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Amanda Gray May 10, 2012 at 06:23 PM
Does the family have someone that is going to build a ramp for them? If not I will call everyone I know to get one built, to make it a little bit easier on everyone. I am so happy he is making progress everyday.
Jason Alley (Editor) May 10, 2012 at 06:33 PM
Hey, Amanda. The family has signed a contract with a company to build the ramp. A generous man contacted Patch this morning wanting to help donate a ramp. The family was appreciative of the offer, but said they had already signed a contract with another company. The family is looking for guidance and/or donations to help reconstruct a storage room into a handicap-accessible bathroom. Thanks for your kind offer, Amanda, and to everyone else who has reached out to help the family during these trying times.
Jason Sczynski May 10, 2012 at 10:12 PM
i know it's like a 45minute drive but the folks @ St, Joseph Mercy Hospital here in Ypsilanti have a program called the mcauly support which assists people in need. you might want to contact them there phone number is 734-712-3456. glad to see Jacob home! my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I know how tuff these times can be. (from an RHS alumni Jason Sczynski Class of 2000!)
Danielle Warren May 12, 2012 at 05:26 AM
This just breaks my heart, no child should go through anything like that, nor should a parent =[ however, I am very glad to see the amazing progress Jacob's been making and I know he will get through this, God Bless you.
rose May 12, 2012 at 11:42 PM
god bless him !!
Jennifer F June 16, 2012 at 03:45 AM
What a strong mother - Jacob is lucky to have such a supportive and loving family. I continue to pray for Jacob's progress!
TT July 25, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Can we get an update on Jacob Marion?
Jessica Boland July 28, 2012 at 01:17 AM
We need an update on Jacob please!

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