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"A long road to recovery and stability:" Hit-and-run survivor returns home from the hospital

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 19:17:55-04

MILWAUKEE — The 10-year-old boy who survived a hit-and-run last week returned home.

No kid should ever have to experience what 10-year-old Drevyze Rayford-Gee is going through.

He and his two cousins, A'Lisa and Amea, were properly crossing the street at 22nd and Center last week when they were hit by a car.

His cousins didn't survive. He hates that they're gone.

"It's gonna be a long road to recovery and stability, but even dealing with a situation like that and him being 10 years old," said Shanterika Rayford, Drevyze's mother.

Drevyze spent a week at Children's Wisconsin. His mom says he suffered multiple fractures and broken bones.

Now that he's home flowers and balloons fill a room, and he has spent time drawing. Some of his friends even came to see him.

"Last night, we was just sitting down talking on my bed," said Rayford-Gee.

The fifth grader is looking forward to going back to school, but he has more doctors visits and therapy in the future.

Meanwhile, Drevyze says his family is helping him through these hard times.

And their family is grateful for the outpouring of support.