Strong storms with very heavy rains are firing up this evening. Many of those will move over areas that have picked up significant rains this week. We are tracking the latest on Defender.
Comair Flight 5191 co-pilot James Polehinke underwent a surgical procedure on Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
The surgery was to stabilize a spinal fracture.
The surgeon who performed the operation was Dr. Andrew Bernard. Dr. Bernard is a UK trauma surgeon.
Dr. Bernard said the procedure lasted several hours and went as planned.
At this time, doctors say Polehinke remains in serious condition.
We'll bring you the latest on Polehinke's recovery as more information is available.
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