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Caroline Vandergriff Talks About Coming Back After Being Hit By Car

Caroline Vandergriff, the News 14 Carolina reporter who was hit by a car in January while covering a story, recently sat down on set to talk to morning anchor Rob Boisvert about the accident and her road back to reporting.

Vandergriff says she had been working at the station for about six weeks when she was hit by a car while grabbing some footage of power lines downed during a rain storm.

“Basically the part that was the most severe was with brain injuries you never know how its going to go,” Vandergriff told Boisvert after he asked how badly she was injured. “That first 48 hours things can go south pretty quickly. So my parents in Texas, they got the phone call that the neurologist wasn’t sure if I would make it through the night.” Read more

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News 14 Carolina’s Caroline Vandergriff Released From the Hospital

Caroline Vandergriff, a News 14 Carolina reporter who was hit by a car while covering a story last month, was released from the hospital Friday.

The station said Vandergriff was moved to a rehabilitation facility. She was shooting video of downed power lines and traffic lights at an intersection when two cars collided, and one of them hit her.

Vandergriff said she is “feeling better everyday and she can’t thank everyone enough for all the thoughts, well-wishes and prayers,” according to News 14 Carolina.

Charlotte Reporter Hit by Car While Shooting Video of Downed Power Lines

Caroline Vandergriff, a reporter at News 14 Carolina, is in stable condition after she was hit by a car while covering a story Wednesday night. The station reported on Vandergriff’s condition:

She was shooting video of downed power lines at the intersection of East Morehead Street and Kenilworth Avenue. Two vehicles collided at the intersection and careened out of control. One of the cars hit Caroline.

She was taken to Carolinas Medical Center where she is stable.

Vandergriff joined the station last month from WILX in Lansing.

Katherine Rufener to Join News 14 Carolina

Katherine Rufener is leaving WNDU, the NBC-affiliate in South Bend, for a reporting job at News 14 Carolina.

“Just finished my last on-air report here at WNDU,” Rufener wrote on Facebook this morning. “I will greatly miss everyone here as I head on to report in Wilmington, North Carolina.”

Rufener, a reporter and fill-in anchor at WNDU, joins the regional cable network in mid-June.

Marti Skold to Debut as News 14 Carolina Anchor

Marti Skold is set to join the anchor desk at News 14 Carolina beginning December 1st, when the 24-hour cable news channel officially introduces her as its new weekday morning anchor.

Skold spent the last five years at Salt Lake City’s KTVX, working as a weather anchor and daytime host. She departed the ABC-affiliate last month and has been working on special projects for News 14 Carolina while preparing to make her on-air debut.

“We’re pleased to be bringing Marti and her television journalism experience to News 14 Carolina’s statewide network. She’s worked in North Carolina before and is excited to be back near friends and family,” said News 14 Carolina vice president and general manager Alan Mason, in announcing the move. Read more