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OP boy hurt by falling sign out of hospital, mother remains unconscious

The youngest child injured when a 300-pound sign fell onto members of an Overland Park family at the Birmingham airport is out of the hospital, but his mother remained hospitalized, still unaware that the accident killed one of her sons.

Luke Bresette, the middle of five children, was killed when the flight information panel fell Friday. His brother, 5-year-old Tyler, suffered a concussion. His 8-year-old brother, Sam, had a broken leg and nose.

Tyler was released from a children’s hospital Sunday; Sam was still there.

The boys’ father, Ryan Bresette, and an older son and daughter, were not injured.

Heather Bresette, the children’s mother, had surgeries for broken ankles and a crushed pelvis. Her condition improved to serious on Sunday, but she was still in intensive care and unconscious.

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