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Craigs was taken to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital for injuries that included a deep hole in his arm and a compound fracture to his leg.
Within seconds, prosecutors said, King began to hit Carnegay with his baton and ultimately caused a compound fracture to Carnegay's leg.
The motorcyclist suffered a compound fracture to his femur, according to the report.
The result was a compound fracture, which is when the broken bone pierces the skin.
Recalling a compound fracture in his left leg during his senior year of high school, Blossomgame would need two surgeries before the injury healed properly.
But there is still the matter of recovering from the compound fracture of her right leg suffered in the state championship match.
Vertino pointed to recent injuries suffered by Paul George in a 2014 USA Basketball exhibition, or Kevin Ware's compound fracture in the 2013 NCAA tournament as examples of the different challenges broadcasters have in presenting the material.
This agreement apparently dates back to 1985, and Joe Theismann’s famous compound fracture on Monday Night Football.
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medical : a broken bone in which a part of the bone sticks out through the skin
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