University of Florida student pedestrian hospitalized after crash
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -A pedestrian crash sent a University of Florida student to the hospital, money is now being raised for his family.
A GoFundMe page and the group “Florida Not One More” identified the victim as Calhoun Wolverton, a sophomore at UF. Just after midnight Thursday morning, Wolverton was hit by a vehicle on Northwest 13th street.
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He is being treated at UF Health Shands and is expected to have facial reconstructive surgery on Monday. A fundraiser to benefit the family is being run by his fraternity Beta Theta Pi with hopes of raising $70,000.
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