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Dolphins’ Norton is released from hospital after losing arm in car accident

Dolphins and former University Miami player Kendrick Norton leaves the hospital

Miami Dolphins defensive lineman and former University of Miami defensive tackle Kendrick Norton Jr. was released from the hospital on Thursday afternoon, July 18, 2019. Norton lost his arm in a car accident on July 4.
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Miami Dolphins defensive lineman and former University of Miami defensive tackle Kendrick Norton Jr. was released from the hospital on Thursday afternoon, July 18, 2019. Norton lost his arm in a car accident on July 4.

Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton was released from the hospital Thursday. Norton, a former University of Miami defensive tackle, lost his left arm in an accident in Miami-Dade on July 4.

He has since undergone six surgeries. The NFL’s insurance policy will cover his medical expenses, but associated are asking for help for additional expenses.

Norton will never play football again.

Dolphins coach Brian Flores and general manager Chris Grier have been constant presences at the hospital since Norton’s accident. Law enforcement determined Norton was at fault in the wreck which occurred at 826-836 exchange on the Fourth of July.

The Dolphins begin training camp one week from today. It is unknown what, if any, role Norton will have with the organization going forward.

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