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March 30, 2014 at 10:23 AM

Families of two injured in mudslide release statement

The families of two people injured in the massive mudslide in Snohomish County released a brief statement Sunday morning. They are the families of Amanda Skorjanc, 25, and her 5-month-old baby boy, Duke Suddarth, who are both being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

The statement reads:

“We are so grateful to all the responders who jeopardized their safety in order to pull Duke and Amanda out of the debris. Words alone cannot tell you how thankful we are. Our hearts and support continue to go out to everyone who has been affected by this tragedy.”

Skorjanc is in satisfactory condition and her son is in serious condition and improving in intensive care.

Three others injured in the mudslide also are at Harborview. Their conditions are:

– A 37-year-old man is in serious condition in intensive care. He was transferred back to intensive care yesterday, March 29, after surgery.
– A 58-year-old man is in satisfactory condition.
– An 81-year-old man is in serious condition and improving in intensive care.

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