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Washington County deputy on long road to recovery

January 12th, 2014 5:36 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County deputy on long road to recovery

Cody Chambers and his dad used to talk about everything. Now, they say it all with their eyes and a raised finger or two.

Cody’s dad is Dave Chambers, a Washington County sheriff’s deputy who was severely injured in an off-duty wreck in June. Cody was with his dad that day and also suffered injuries. Fully recovered now, the teenager remembers nothing of the crash.

Dave Chambers suffered a massive head injury and early expectations about his recovery were grim. Initially, Chambers was in a coma and unable to breathe on his own. Gradually, he woke up and was taken off a ventilator but his condition didn’t improve very much.

Read the full report on the Johnson City Press website.

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