Harborview patients update: Oso, Wash., mudslide
Amanda Skorjanc, 25, has been re-admitted to Harborview Medicine Center in satisfactory condition. No interviews at this time.
April 21 (9 a.m.)
A 38-year-old man injured in the Oso, Wash. landslide was discharged from Harborview on Saturday, April 19, in satisfactory condition.
The families of Skorjanc and Suddarth families released a statement March 30:
"We are so grateful to all the responders who jeopardized their safety in order to pull Duke and Amanda out of the debris. Words alone cannot tell you how thankful we are. Our hearts and support continue to go out to everyone who has been affected by this tragedy."
Amanda Skorjanc and Ty Suddarth, Duke's parents, provided photos of the child; they are available for download in NewsBeat's photo gallery.
How the Oso mudslide happened
UW geologist Dave Montgomery explains on KUOW radio how an entire hillside gave way and dammed the Stillaguamish River.
Resources for family and friends:
- Snohomish County Ongoing Emergency Information: Follow on Twitter @snocounty for local updates or view the County emergency web page.
- Washingon State Governors Office Oso Landslide Resources http://governor.wa.gov/news/landslide/default.aspx