Update: Tucker Melcher Walks

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Wolf Pack freshman wide receiver Tucker Melcher, hospitalized for the past week with a serious illness, was able to walk today, according to a tweet by his sister Sophie.

Melcher was taken off his ventilator yesterday and continues to improve.

The RGJ has reported that Melcher's illness is a brain infection that began as a sinus infection.

Melcher is a walk-on from Galena High School.