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"Wounded" not the same as "injured?"

We're all idiosyncratic about language in our own way, and something that hits one person as odd may sound totally normal to another. What about this one?

A caller today thinks a word in a story over the weekend about a car accident should have been changed.

"It says the victim was 'seriously wounded,' but that sounds wrong to me. When I hear 'wounded' I think of a weapon. Shouldn't it have been 'injured?'"

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