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Coach released from hospital

Published: Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 9:36 p.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 11:33 p.m. CST

A Lake in the Hills man, and local coach, who was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in Bull Valley, has been released from the hospital, Advocate Condell Medical Center confirmed.

Robert Kruse, 61, was discharged Saturday, according to the hospital's public affairs department.

Kruse was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Fleming Road on Aug. 21 when his SUV crashed into several trees and rolled over.

Kruse who is a retired coach and teacher from Dundee-Crown High School, started as an assistant football coach at Marengo High School earlier this year.

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