Calhoun Wolverton, a University of Florida sophomore from Tampa studying finance and accounting, was struck by a vehicle while crossing 13th Street near UF campus late last week, according to police.
Wolverton was rushed by an ambulance early Thursday to the UF Health Shands Hospital ICU and put in a medically induced coma, according to a GoFundMe page set up by Beta Theta Pi fraternity to help cover medical expenses for his family.
Monday afternoon, Wolverton went into surgery for facial reconstruction, a Facebook post said in the “Friends of Calhoun” page set up Saturday by his family to give recovery updates.
A Sunday post said his MRI showed brain trauma more severe than expected and that Wolverton is at a higher risk of infection.
“Please pray for the doctors and team performing his surgery. Pray for no infection and that [he] will respond to commands in the coming