Oglala Sioux police officer still recovering after crash

An officer for the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has been undergoing physical therapy after a March 6 accident on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Howard Pretends Eagle, 24, was on patrol when his police vehicle overturned. He suffered multiple injuries and underwent multiple surgeries at a hospital in Denver.

Pretends Eagle is back in South Dakota and doctors expect full recovery within three months. He is scheduled for one more surgical procedure.

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