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UPDATE: Family of ejected Wiregrass man asking for prayers from community

21-year-old Hunter Starling and his girlfriend, Aubrey, were t-boned which caused his truck to flip multiple times and throw him out.
Published: Mar. 20, 2022 at 3:48 PM CDT
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UPDATE:

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Hunter Starling was treated for his injuries during surgery at Sacred Health in Pensacola on Monday evening shortly before 5:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL:

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The family of a man ejected from his vehicle during a crash late Saturday is asking for prayers as he recovers from injuries.

21-year-old Hunter Starling and his girlfriend, Aubrey, were t-boned Saturday night which caused his truck to flip multiple times and throw him out.

According to Starling’s mother, Hunter left Southeast Health Medical Center Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. to be transported to Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla.

Starling’s sister says the transport allows her brother to see doctors that specialize in working with the fractures that he has in his face/sinus cavities.

“He will also be having surgery on his right arm,” said Candace Starling Merritt, Hunter Starling’s sister. “This is the same arm that he broke playing football his senior year.”

Facebook posts and pictures on Hunter Starling’s account indicate he played football for Abbeville Christian Academy.

Merritt says her brother dislocated his hip, but physicians were able to correct it before leaving Dothan.

“He’s banged up really good and we hate seeing him in this shape, but it could have been much worse,” said Candace Starling Merritt.

Starling’s girlfriend, Aubrey, has injuries and bruising but hasn’t had any major issues, according to the Facebook post.

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