November 6, 2010
U-B FILE PHOTO: Nick Gettman (left) talks with family and friends, including best friend Austin Good (right), in his hospital room at Providence St. Mary Medical Center while spending an hour upright in a wheelchair as part of his physical therapy.
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MILTON-FREEWATER — A local man died in a single-vehicle accident this morning after his pickup rolled off a rural road northeast of town.
Nick Gettman is hospitalized with a skull fracture, a broken neck and back, ruptured spine and lung contusions.
MILTON-FREEWATER — For years, Nick Gettman listened to the common advice. And when it came time, he did the right thing.It's been drilled into him for years — if you drink, don't drive.