October 8, 2015
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.
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