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Waseca officer recovering from reconstructive surgery

KAAL-TV
Updated: January 28, 2020 07:22 AM
Created: January 28, 2020 05:41 AM

(ABC 6 News) - Waseca Officer Arik Matson is recovering after reconstructive surgery.

According to his CaringBridge page, the surgery was to repair fractures in his skull and face and "went well".

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The page says a valve was put on his trach for about 10 minutes allowing him to speak. 

"We got a noise or two out of him after Megan bribed him with a kiss so that was a good start to the day!"

The page also says there will be some swelling and pain the next few days as he heals.

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