Smith leaves hospital
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
– Granger Smith said today he was released from a New Jersey hospital and is bak home in Texas after taking a concert fall that resulted in breaking two ribs and puncturing a lung.
"Update: Out of the hospital, back in TX & starting to regain movements," Smith posted on his Facebook page. "The outpouring of support has me feeling VERY blessed. Thank y'all!"
One media outlet said that all of his remaining 2016 shows were canceled, although there was no information on his web site.
Smith was performing in Sayreville, N.J. on Friday night when a monitor he stood on caved in, causing him to fall and hit a metal barricade. He finished the show, but went to a hospital emergency room where he was diagnosed with two completely separated, broken ribs and a puncture and partially collapsed lung.
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