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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 released from the hospital today.

The 14-year-old had been in Children's Hospital of Michigan since the accident, but was released Wednesday afternoon 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 in their care.

"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 back Thursday and

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cory coffey May 10, 2012 at 01:08 AM
so sad
Heather Ogrady May 10, 2012 at 01:22 AM
:( terrible that he has to come home when he is not ready
Jacob Stoneburner May 10, 2012 at 04:27 AM
The insurance company, forever concerned with profits over people, should be ashamed of their decision. Time to start up the bad-PR generator and hold some amoral scumbags accountable for their greedy choices.

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